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Steven D. Swaney

Steven D. Swaney, 62 of Olathe, KS passed away at his home on March 15, 2018.  He is survived by his brother, Frank Swaney of Wichita, KS; eight children; Stephanie Fausett, Brian Swaney, Kourtney Hutton, Nathan Swaney, Joseph Swaney, Samantha Keffer-Swaney, Alexandria Keffer-Swaney, Zachary Swaney, and five grandchildren. He was preceeded in death by his father, Donald Swaney, and mother, Eileen (Nett) Swaney.   Steven D. Swaney was born the second of two sons in Wichita, KS June 3, 1955.  As a kid, he lived in Derby, KS with his family.  Steven attended Derby High School.  After graduation, Steven and Frank (the inseparable duo) moved to Wichita, KS.  He became a mechanic at Barry Material Handling, where he met Joni Keffer, who would become his wife of 28 years.  After they were married, they started a family.  His love for his family and strong work ethic, helped him provide for his loved ones.  His career took him to Kansas City where most recently he worked as a Branch manager at Seller’s Equipment, in Olathe, KS.  He spent his free time with friends and family playing games and cracking jokes.  He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, beating anyone in horseshoes, shooting trap, and watching his children and grandchildren grow.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Steven’s name to the Foundation for The National Institutes of Health at fnih.org.  Services will be held at a later date.  If you would like to be contacted once services have been arranged, please leave your email information here.



Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Monday, Mar. 19th 2018 | 22 Comments »

22 Comments on “Steven D. Swaney”

  1. Gayle Fout Says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man.
    Prayers for comfort and strength to you, and all the family.

    Sincerely,

    Gayle
    Shell Knob, Mo

  2. Jessica Holloway Says:

    Notify when services are please

  3. Sarah Keffer Says:

    We’ll miss you, Uncle Steve.

  4. Arthur Keffer Says:

    Please inform me when service arrangements have been made.

  5. Brian Richardson Says:

    Prayers for you and your family.

  6. Ellyce and Sean Prendergast Says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  7. Terry & Cindy Orvis Says:

    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Prayers to the family. We love you.

  8. Samantha swaney Says:

    I miss you daddy. I love you

  9. Cheryl O'Malley Says:

    He was my friend, Always there for me, I already miss him so much. God bless his children he loved them so much.

  10. Susan Oltremari Says:

    To Stephanie and family from your friends at Viracor. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know when the services have been arranged.

  11. Libby Palmer Says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, Stephanie. I hope you and your family can find peace in this troubling time. My thoughts are with you and your family as you go through this.

  12. Steve Lacy Says:

    So sorry for your loss. Please notify me when services are.

  13. Phil Cohan Says:

    I am sorry to the Swaney family for your lost. Steve was a friend and we shared employment together.

  14. Matt Alpert Says:

    Stephanie, Brian, Courtney, Nathan, Joseph, Samantha, Alex, and Zachary…I was so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for all of you. You have my very deepest sympathy.

  15. Judy Swaney New Says:

    Steve and Frank were my only cousins really younger than myself and I loved spending time with them growing up. Roy Swaney was my dad. He will be greatly missed I know by all of you. He always made me laugh and even though as adults we rarely saw each other he holds a special place in my heart.

  16. Kevan & Tracy Maddy Says:

    I worked with Steve in Wichita. He was my boss and my friend. I will miss him.

  17. Terry Keller Says:

    Steve has been a good friend and I am deeply saddened by this loss. My condolences to his loved ones. Please inform me of services

  18. Mary Jane Says:

    Frank: So sorry to hear about Steve. I know you guys shared a a special bond.

  19. Bryan and Jeanie Shields Says:

    I will miss Steve’s wise cracks and insults at the lake each summer. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Swaney Family.

  20. Marcia Shideler Says:

    My deepest sympathy to Steve’s family. Please let me know about services.

  21. Audrey Lehr Says:

    I am so sorry Swaney family. He was a wonderful person. I miss him so much already but I can still hear him calling me kid. I do believe the ones that really make a difference in our lives, never ever really leave us completely. I will never forget my birthday when I was going to walk to Sheridan’s by myself, but he asked if he could go with me.

  22. Paul & Loree Says:

    Frank and family – so very sorry to hear about Steve. He was part of our lives. He will be missed – his gretting hug at the lake, his smile, his upbeat personality – HIM! I know there are many hearts hurting. Our sympathies to you, Audrey and family at this difficult time.

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