Frances Swinton of Akron, age 61, passed away in Kinde on Monday, March 18, 2019. Frances was born July 28, 1957, in San Bernadino, California, the daughter of the late Dale and Doreen (Grimshaw) Torrey. She had been employed as a registered nurse at the Caro Regional Center for 20 years. Frances enjoyed knitting, animals, and fishing. Although she wasn’t really a “people person,” those close to her were very much loved.
She is survived by two children: Angela Janson and her husband, James, of Reese and Jewel Swinton of Akron; and two granddaughters, Emma and Mea Roe.
In keeping with Frances’ wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home in Caro with Rev. Michele Hile officiating. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 p.m. until the time of the service at 7 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Family Discretionary Fund, c/o Jewel Swinton, 205 West Sherman Street, Caro, MI 48723. The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Ransford Collon Funeral Home of Caro. Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at

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