Phyllis A. Swatek, 87

Phyllis A. Swatek, 87, of Cedarburg. Passed away from cancer peacefully at home on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at the age of 87 years. Phyllis was born Aug. 20, 1928, in Port Washington, the daughter of the late Emil and Frances (nee Mayer) Poull.

She married Ralph G. Swatek on June 30, 1951. Dear mother of Peter (Karen), Jo Ann (Bill) Horton, Thomas (Cathy) and Christine (Rich) Mitkey. Loving grandmother of Bill Swatek, Liz, Sarah and Francis Horton; Alyssa and Stacey Swatek and Lena Mitkey. Sister of LuCele Sabel and Shirley Greiveldinger. Preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; infant son, James; daughter-in-law, Ann Swatek; and grandson, Stuart Mitkey.

She was a member of St. Francis Borgia, 1950 graduate of Mount Mary College, active volunteer and community member.

Phyllis felt blessed to have a long healthy active life and to have been of sound mind until the end, able to choose her final chapter. Memorials to St. Francis Borgia Church or School, Wounded Warriors Project, Horizon Hospice or the charity of your choice.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at noon at St. Francis Borgia North Catholic Church, 1375 Covered Bridge Road, Cedarburg. Visitation will be at church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. A luncheon will follow. For online condolences, please visit