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Eric Swecker

October 18, 1973 - December 1, 2015
Saugatuck, MI



Saturday, December 5, 2015
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Saugatuck Chapel
520 Lake Street
Saugatuck, MI 49453
(616) 392-2348
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Life Story / Obituary


Eric Swecker, age 42, of Saugtuck, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

All who knew Eric recognize that they were always a special and unique person to him. He loved everyone in his world so very deeply and would do anything for them. One of his redeeming qualities was his beautiful and heart filled smile. He was as real as they come.

Eric is leaving a host of friends and family. However, he is ready for his next great adventure.

He is survived by his: Mother; Bev Parketon, brother; Frank Swecker (Kelly), Aunt Susie Swecker (Brent) their children; Rachael and David, Aunt Linda Parketon Schuyler (Butch) children Scott (Monica) and Kelly, Darlene Parketon children Lisa, Wade (Kelly), Alana, Uncle Larry’s children Cindy (Van), Blaine (Megan); cousins; Sue Dailey, Tim Dailey (Sheri), Mary Dailey Veenstra (Wayne), LeeAnn Dailey Lentner (Todd); and many second cousins, that as well as cousin/cousins, they were his very dear friends. He is also leaving his very special and much loved friend, Michelle, who Eric lovingly called Miche.

He is preceded in death by his Father; Rick Swecker, Grandmother’s Margaret Parketon and Gertrude Swecker, his Uncle Larry (hunting and fishing mentor) Aunt Sandy Parketon Dailey (Jim), cousin Perry Dailey

Special mentions to all of his friends too numerous to list. He loved you all.

He was loved and will be truly missed by all who knew him.

A memorial visitation will be 1-3 pm Saturday (December 5) at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Saugatuck Chapel, 520 Lake Street.