Janice M. (Marier) Swift

PELKIE – Janice M. (Marier) Swift, 61, died on Friday, July 4, 2014, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, following a lengthy illness with diabetes.

She was born in Hancock, on August 19, 1952, a daughter of the late Elmer and Cecil (Rivest) Marier and was a 1972 graduate of the Jeffers High School.

Janice was a homemaker, residing in Pelkie with her husband, Lon Swift.

Janice is survived by her husband, Lon; daughter, Denise (Derrick) Makela of Covington along with their two children, Alex and Laura; sister, Linda (Jerry) Olson of Kenosha, Wisconsin; brother, Jim Marier of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan; three nieces; and two nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton, Sec. 16, with Fr. John Martignon to officiate.

Arrangements are being handled by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at antilafuneral.com.