Mark Alan Swinderman, Mesa, Arizona died Saturday, September 21, 2019. He was born in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Jerry and Mary Margaret Swinderman. He was preceded in death by his father, sister-in-law, Adrienne Greeley, grandparents Ed and Ortha Swinderman, Tom and Mary Emmett, Uncle Jim and Aunt Edna Hawkins and his special friend Melinda Deshler.
He is survived by his son, Mark Alan Swinderman II, (wife Shelly), Mesa, Arizona, his mother Mary Margaret Swinderman, Merced, California, his brothers Michael, Wittman, Arizona, Mitchell (Kathy), Merced, California, Martin, Vallejo, California, nieces and nephews, Natalie, Anissa, James, Jason, Bryan, Roman and best friends, Art, Rose and Lindsey Dubois. Also many other loving Uncles, Aunts and cousins.
He attended schools in Argyle and Donnellson, Iowa, Richmond, California and India where his father was employed for 3 years.
He retired after 20 years in the United States Air Force as a Tech. Sergeant having served in Japan, Korea, the Truk Islands, Omaha, Nebraska, New Mexico and Arizona. He then worked and retired from Maricopa County, Arizona Irrigation Division.
Per his wishes, he was to be cremated with half of his ashes scattered in the Arizona desert he loved. The remaining ashes will be buried near his father and other family in Montrose, Iowa at a later date. King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.