Paradise, Oregon

Bob H. Swisher, 85, died Aug. 9 in Enterprise.

A private family service will be conducted later. Bollman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Swisher was born Sept. 6, 1920 in Paradise. He was the son of William Harry and Martha Ann (Gordon) Swisher.

A life long rancher, he married Nadine J. Swisher on May 21, 1946. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. He had the rank of 1st Class Machinist.

Survivors include his wife; daughters Doris Holum and Debbie Brewer; sons Carl and Harry; a sister Leita Beard of Asotin, Wash., five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Aug. 26, 2006, Published: August 28, 2006