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Funeral services for Diane Elizabeth Swank, 68, of Jeffersonville, IN, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville, with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville. She passed away peacefully on October 23, 2017 holding her husband's hand and surrounded by family and friends.
Diane was a graduate of Indiana University with a BS and MS in Education. She was an active member of the Indiana University Alumni Association (IUAA) Executive Council, IUAA Louisville Southern Indiana Chapter, Falls of the Ohio Foundation, Jeffersonville Rotary Club and the Jeffersonville Township Public Library Foundation. She was a former teacher for Greater Clark County School Corporation, and served on the Urban Enterprise Zone Board, along with numerous other boards and committees. She was employed at Insuramax of Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Helen (Popp) Swank; brother-in-law, Mark Fischer; and sister-in-law, Sheri Swank.
She is survived by her best friend and loving husband, John Perkins; brother-in-law, Ron Perkins (Nancy); sisters, Barbara Gallegos (Greg), Suetta Fischer (Keith Robertson), and Teresa Brady (James Lipps); brothers, Paul Swank and Mark Swank; and 12 nieces and nephews, Heather, Jobe, Venesa, Chris, Amanda, Derek, Robby, Sadie, Eric, Sara, Dylan and Hannah; two great-nephews; and a great-niece; and many other loving family and friends.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Falls of the Ohio Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit www.scottfuneralhome.com for online condolences.
Published on October 24, 2017
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