Loretta Rosalee (Thurston) Swanigan, 74, of the Kansas City Northland, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2022, with loved ones at her side. Her death followed an 11-year diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease.
Loretta was born March 20, 1948, in Kansas City, MO, one of seven children of Marion Oliver Thurston and Dorothy Frances Holt Thurston. Along with her parents, Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Swanigan; brothers, Timothy, Michael and David Thurston; and an infant granddaughter, Brooke Lynn House.
Survivors include her children, Lori House, Lisa Turner (James) and Kenny Allen (Sylvia); grandchildren, Kassi Woolridge, Trever House, Alee House, Maddi House, Brent Turner, Jenna Pepper (Dwight), Emma Multer (Andy), Zach Turner and Gabriella Perks (Josh); great grandchildren, Noah, Lucy, and a great granddaughter due in November; siblings, April Thurston, Patricia Allen and Thomas Thurston (Hellene), as well as many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Loretta's life at 11:00 am, on Friday, October 14, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Loretta’s life at 11:00 am, on Friday, October 14, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO.