ssed away suddenly on Jan. 30, 2016, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 10, 1955, at Houston, Texas. She was the daughter of Jack and Ella (Meier) Swain.
On Feb. 14, 1973, she was united in marriage to Richard P. Blount. Their marriage was blessed with four daughters. In 1984, they relocated to Marion. She was a homemaker and she managed Marion Historical Museum. She also volunteered at Marion City Library. She was a lifetime member of Girl Scouts, and had run day camp for several years.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Swain.
She is lovingly survived by her husband, Richard; her daughters, Jennifer Nuessen and husband Marc of Cheney; Sarah Feather and her husband Flint of Conway Springs; and twins, Suzanne Hubele and husband Thad of Gypsum, and Catherine Forsyth and her husband David of Erie; her mother, Ella Swain of Marion; a sister, Cecilie Swain and her husband Fred Parker of Bella Vista, Arkansas; and 12 grandchildren, Decker, Logan, and Arina Nuessen, Robynn, Brandon, and Ian Solomon, Ariel, Bishop, and Lauren Feather, Rachel and Matthew Hubele, and Amelia Forsyth.
Visitation with family will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb, 4, 2016, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, Marion. Interment will follow in Marion Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established for Marion Historical Museum in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion KS 66861. Online condolences may be left at: www.zeinerfuneralhomes.com.