Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Kenneth “Kenny” Swart, age 63, of Heaton, ND, died peacefully Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Sanford Health in Fargo surrounded by his loving family.
Kenneth Doyal Swart, was born August 1, 1956, in Mandan, ND, he was the son of Lester and Mary (Hood) Swart. Kenny grew up in Heaton and he attended school in Fessenden, ND.
Kenny enlisted in the U.S. Air Force serving from January 29, 1974 to January 28, 1978. He was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. Upon his discharge, Kenny attended the Police Academy in 1978, and was a Deputy Sheriff until 1985. He then trucked for four years. In 1989, Kenny started working for the Canadian Pacific Railroad for one year and then switched over to Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad; Kenny worked his way up the ladder through hard work and dependability. He continued working there until he retired in the summer of 2018.
Kenny was blessed with four children, Bridgett, Jessica, Kristine and Jacob. His family was his pride and joy, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren whom he adored. Kenny was an extraordinary carpenter and a jack of all trades. He enjoyed the great outdoors, he spent time hunting, fishing, camping, and riding his Harley Davidson when the opportunity presented itself. Kenny was also a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Union.
He is survived by his four children, Bridgett, Jessica, Kristine and Jacob; three siblings Lavonna, Gary and Kevin; three grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Kenny is preceded in death by his parents Lester and Mary; one brother Dan.
A special thanks to all of Kenny’s friends who stood by his side throughout the years, all the Doctors, Nurses and all of the Staff who took special care of him and Evans Funeral Home for helping us throughout our time of need.
Visitation one hour prior to service.
Funeral Service will be Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 10:00AM at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Burial will be held at the Heaton Cemetery at a later date.
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