Swain celebrates 90th birthday


Shirley Swain of Traverse City, Michigan, and Elizabethtown, will celebrate her 90th birthday today, Aug. 18, 2019, with her family.

She also celebrated in July with family and friends in Traverse City.

She was born Aug. 18, 1929, in Traverse City, the daughter of the late Harold and Ruby Ran­som. She married her husband, the late Lester Swain, on Oct. 14, 1950, and retired from the city of Dearborn, where she worked with senior citizens.

She has a son, Jim Swain of Taylor, Michigan, three daughters, Judy Ferriter of South Bend, Indiana, Terri Swain of Elizabethtown and the late Kayleen Johnson; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.