Sharlene ( Russow ) Swayze
Residence: San Antonio, Texas
Died: Friday, March 26, 2021
Location: Vitas Inpatient Unit at Villa Rose, San Antonio, Texas
Age: 80
Date of Birth: Wednesday, October 30, 1940
Birth place: Logansport, Indiana
Father: Melvin Russow  
Mother: Helen ( Martens ) Russow  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Sharlene was raised on a farm in rural White County, Indiana, and had lived in California, South Carolina, and Texas.
Funeral Date: Saturday, May 08, 2021
Funeral Location: 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2021, Memorial Celebration of Life Service here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana. The Funeral Service will be Lived Streamed.
Clergy: Rev. Brian Beeks of the Monticello United Methodist Church of Monticello, Indiana
Burial will take place: At the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: A Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2021, here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Sharlene was a devoted wife and mother. She was proud of her career as a medical administrative assistant and of her experiences living in Indiana, California, South Carolina, and Texas. Sharlene was also proud of her German heritage and her life growing up on a farm in rural White County, Indiana. She felt strong about her faith and loved the time she spent involved in the church. Sharlene really loved the youth activities as well as the church socials that she and her husband, Ron, participated in several years back. She always like to read inspirational books especially ones that gave a daily verse to read and follow the intended message. Sharlene always loved having Communion and felt closer to God after.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be given to either St. Jude Children’s Hospital ( or to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children (https//
Marriage Information: On June 8, 1958, she married Ronald G. "Ron" Swayze; he survives.
Survivors include:
Ronald G. "Ron" Swayze of San Antonio, Texas;

Two (2) Children,
Mark Swayze of San Antonio, Texas, and
Michelle (husband Robert) Oesterling of Brownsburg, Indiana;

Richard "Dick" (wife Donna) Swayze of Monticello, Indiana;

Several Nieces and Nephews.

Preceded in Death:
Melvin and Helen (Martens) Russow;

Phyllis (Russow) Suiter;

Ronda Elaine Swayze.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.