Linda Rose Sweigart, 65, Blue Ball National Bank manager, raised horses

By on August 7, 2013

Linda Rose Sweigart, 65, passed away at her residence Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.

She was born June 27, 1948 in Reading, the daughter of Lester and Theresa (Klaster) Youndt. Linda grew up in Fivepointville and was a graduate of Garden Spot High School in 1966.

Linda is survived by her husband: Thomas Sweigart; her parents; daughter: Jodie LaBelle (husband Christopher LaBelle), step-daughter: Heather Haga; four grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Anya, Alan and Noah; four step-grandchildren: Brittani, Cole and Jessica; two sisters: Lois Stober (husband Spencer Stober) and Sandi Styer (husband Craig Styer) and nieces and nephews.

Linda worked in the banking industry for Blue Ball National Bank, beginning as a teller and working her way up through many positions until she retired as the manager of the main bank branch. Mrs. Sweigart and her husband moved to Ohio in 1995 to begin a life raising quarter horses and enjoying the Western reigning horse business. She was proud to have worked six years in the office for the NRHA Futurity in Oklahoma City, Okla. and to have volunteered for Discovery Riders. She loved animals, gardening, crafts and nature.

A celebration of life reception for family and friends will be held Aug. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Jennings Farley Funeral Home 5591 US RT 68 South, West Liberty, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Universal Hospice would be appreciated for their fine care of Mrs. Sweigart.

Condolences may be sent to jenningsfarley.com.

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