Eva Johanna Swanson (nee Skarnikat, nee Kummetz), born in Hohenbruch, East Prussia, November 17th, 1934, was the daughter of Kurt Spenner and Ernea Kummetz (Weichert), deceased, and sister of Rosie Zippan of Troisdorf, Germany.  Eva was wife of Hans Egon Skarnikat of Herne, Germany, from 1958 until his death in 2000.  She is survived by son Robert Skarnikat (Cheryl) of Hanover, ON, daughter Judith (Christopher) Rabishaw of Peterborough, ON, son James Egon Skarnikat of Hanover, ON, grandchildren Johnny, Sarah, Holly, Alexander, Cameron, Annika, Hannah and great grandchildren Ava, Nevaeh and Malakhi.  Eva later became wife of Roland Ross Swanson of Stratford, ON, from 2002 until his death in 2015.  Eva is survived by her step-children, Susan (Rob) Morrison, Doug (Carol) Swanson, Mark (Wanda) Swanson, Sally Norman (nee Swanson) and partner Brian, Steve Swanson, and step grandchildren and great grandchildren.   

Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Visitation at the Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover on Friday, April 27th, 2018 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. There will be a graveside family service at a later date. Inurnment at the Hanover Cemetery, with first husband Hans. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Hanover & District Hospital Foundation or to the Grace United Church would be appreciated.




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