Idolina “Nina Pena” Swinehart, 66, Plymouth, passed away peaceful on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at home with her loving family by her side.
Nina was born on Nov. 9, 1952, in Weslaco, Texas, to Alejandro and Dora Gonzales Pena. Nina enjoyed bowling, playing softball with her sisters and watching old Western movies, game shows and soap operas. She was often found cheering on the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Cubs. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed by those who loved her.
On March 19, 1973, Nina became the bride of Steven Swinehart in a ceremony in Akron. He preceded her in passing on Aug. 9, 1979. Nina was a faithful member of Saint Michael Catholic church in Plymouth and the American Legion Post #27.
Those left to cherish her memory are her eight sisters: Silvia (Steven) Towne, Plymouth, Julie Pena, Kokoma, Cris Maxson, Fort Worth, Texas, Mary (John) Ross, Plymouth, Jane (Robert) Dille, Argos, Jesusita (Mark) Mayfield, Fort Worth, Texas, Susona (Clinton) Sanders, Monterey, and Lisa Pena, Plymouth; her two brothers, Alex (Trina) Pena Jr., Nappanee and Sergio (Sherry) Pena, Plymouth.
Idolina is preceded in passing by her husband, Steven; her son, Daniel Swinehart; her brother, Frank Ybarra; her parents; one nephew, Airon Ross; and her great-nephew, Todd Keen.
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is entrusted with the care of arrangements for the Swinehart family.
A graveside service will be held at the New Oak Hill Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, with the Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home Chaplain Kristin Harp officiating.
The family requests memorial contributions in Nina’s name be made to: The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 112 S. Center St. Plymouth, Ind. 46563.
Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook and share memories of Nina with her family at www.deatonclemensvangilderfh.com