Lois Brader (Swarts) of Cherokee Village, Ark., daughter of the late Clarence Swarts and Fanny Swarts (Carleton), was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 9, 1923. She died on Feb. 16, 2008, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat at the age of 84.
She was in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a Wave and served in Washington, D.C.She retired from the America School after 50 years.She is survived by: her sister, Carol Judickas (Leonard); her nieces, Julie Decker (Terry), Jill Elliott and Jennie Kirchwehm (Michael); and many grand-nieces and nephews.Arrangements are under the direction of the Heath Funeral Home of Hardy, Ark. Lois requested no memorial service be held, but memorials can be sent in her name to the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church, Keno and Otter Dr., P.O. Box 420, Cherokee Village, AR 72525.Personal condolences may be sent to the Brader family at www.heathfuneralhome.net.