Renee A. Pafford, 38
Nov. 6, 1977 — Feb. 14, 2016

Renee A. Pafford (nee Swearingen), 38, of the town of Erin, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016.

She was born Nov. 6, 1977, to Donald and Karen (nee Schwartz) Swearingen. Renee was united in marriage to Richard Pafford on Aug. 16, 1997, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Menomonee Falls.

Renee was a parish member of St. Mary of the Hill and was the general leader of the Thompson Irish Settlers 4-H Club, a member of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 522 of Hubertus, and she also loved to go camping with family and friends.

Renee is survived by her loving parents, Karen (Donald) Swearingen of Hartland; her beloved husband, Richard Pafford; cherished daughter, Kaliann; sister, Carrie (Jeffery) Schwulst; brother, Bartholomew (Linda) Swearingen; grandfather, Robert (Karen) Schwartz; father- and mother-in-law, Robert (Rita) Pafford; and brother-in-law, Randy (Heather) Pafford. She is further survived by many loved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Robert and Marcella (nee Wickman) Swearingen and grandmother, Shirley (nee Huettl) Schwartz.

A Mass of Resurrection for Renee will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, at St. Therese Chapel (Basilica of Holy Hill, lower chapel, 1525 Carmel Road, Hubertus, WI 53033) with the Rev. Fr. Fred Alexander OCD officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends from 1–4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford, WI 53027). Additional visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is serving the family: 262-673-9500 or