Farming Rural 01

Mark Dale Swayne

May 1, 1959 ~ November 15, 2022 (age 63)

Obituary

Kanorado, KS resident, Mark Dale Swayne, 63, passed away unexpectedly at his home northeast of Kanorado on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Mark was born on May 1, 1959, in Farmington, New Mexico to Ted and Gertrude Swayne.  He was one of 4 children.  He attended grade school in Kanorado, KS and graduated from Goodland High School.

Over the years Mark farmed with his dad, worked with Rick Farris custom harvesting and for the past 20 years Mark worked for Nutrien Agricultural Company.

He enjoyed bowling, hunting and fishing as well as helping with wheat and corn harvest.  He was active in the Goodland Elks Lodge and was honored as Elk of the year in 1988 and 1989.  Mark was very active as a Jaycees National Senator and involved in Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma Jaycees.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Rudolph and Christina (Lippert) Schritter and Henry Sr. and Ethel (Doggett) Swayne and several aunts and uncles.

Surviving family includes his parents Ted and Gertrude Swayne of Goodland, Kansas, two brothers, Dr. Marlyn Swayne (Brenda) of Hays, KS, Marvin Swayne (Cindy) of Wichita, KS, one sister, Marlene Vickrey (Brad) of McPherson, KS.  He is also survived by two nieces, Michelle Goff (Spencer), Dr. Shannon Swayne (Dusty), one nephew, Ryan Swayne (Elizabeth),  two great nephews, Mason Goff and Jackson Swayne and one great niece Aeris Goff.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Interment

Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Donations

In Lieu of Flowers to Pheasants Forever
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

In Lieu of Flowers to the Sherman County 4-H
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave, Goodland KS 67735

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