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Obituary: Arie Swets

January 12, 1933 – August 7, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Arie SwetsArie Swets, age 89, of Schererville, IN, formerly of Highland, went home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 7, 2022. Beloved husband of Yvonne Swets, nee Swart. Loving father of Gerald (Sandi) Swets, Cindy (Bruce) Pritchard, John Swets, and Bill (Connie) Swets. Devoted grandfather of Lisa (George) Ophoff, Nicole (Jim) Kreykes, Steven (Rachel) Swets, Daniel Swets, Emily (Bill) McNamara, Eric (Elizabeth) Pritchard, Savannah Swets, Arie Swets, Joey (Melissa) Arnold, Tyler Swets, and Zach Swets, great-grandfather of Abby, Sam, Josie, Paul, Libby, Levi, Lauren, Maddie, Calvin, Ben, Hannah, Aiden, Elizabeth, William, Noe, Joanna, and Gray, and great-great-grandfather of Adriana. Arie was preceded in death by his four brothers and nine sisters.

Visitation Thursday, August 11, 2022, from 4 – 8 p.m. at New Life Christian Reformed Church, 3010 Ridge Road, Highland, IN. Funeral service Friday, August 12, 2022, at 11 a.m. at New Life Christian Reformed Church with services conducted by Rev. Steve Swets and Rev. Bill Sytsma. Interment Hope Cemetery – Highland, IN. Arie was a United States Army Veteran. He was a plant manager for Schultz Gas and Amerigas.

Memorial contributions may be given to The Gideons International or Illiana Christian High School. Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home.

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