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Bret Swafford

Bret Swafford, 49, passed away February 3, 2018.  Bret was born July 19, 1968 in Newton, Kansas to Melvin and Sharon Swafford.  He lived most of his life in Kiowa.

Those who have preceded him in death are his grandparents, Ed and Dorothy Doherty and Carl and Donna Swafford.

Bret is survived by his parents, Melvin and Sharon Swafford; his sons, Brett Swafford and wife, Nicole of Olathe and Eric Swafford and fiancé, Elisabeth Hall of Wichita; grandson, Kedrick Swafford; sister, Kristi Huslig and husband, Vaughn of Andover; brother, Brian Swafford and wife, Jamie of Wichita and nephews, Landon Huslig and wife, Candace, Carson Huslig, Peyton Huslig, Justin Swafford and Jared Swafford.

Funeral Mass will be Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Kiowa.  There is no viewing. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Swafford Grandchildren Education Fund through the funeral home.

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May this tribute bring comforting words and pleasant memories during this difficult time. It has been an honor serving your family.
Lanman Funeral Home Staff


We send our condolences to all Bret's family at this tragic news. May you find peace in the loving arms of Jesus & the memories you all share
Tom & Janice K. Greeson


Shari and I wish to express our deepest sympathy to the Swafford family on the untimely passing of Bret. May God grant each of you peace and the assurance of His love.
Kipton Blue


Melvin, Sharon and Family,
We wanted you to know how sorry we are for you loosing Bret. We all shared many fun years with him.
What lovely Memories we all have together.
Our Love to Brett, Eric and families.
To You all our Love Kristi (Vaughn), Brian (Jamie).
Bill & Jannette


Dear Swafford Family:  My family is deeply moved and saddened to learn of your loss of Bret.  We are praying for Bret and your family. 
Brock Ridgway and the entire Ridgway family of Cheryl Ridgway Kidd, Bradley Ridgway and Brett Ridgway



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