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Dianne Vicknair Swiber

September 26, 1951 — February 21, 2020

Dianne Vicknair Swiber, 68, a resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 21, 2020, at Ochsner Medical center surrounded by her loving family.

Dianne Marie Vicknair was born on September 26, 1951 in Morgan City, Louisiana to L.J. “Vic” and Joyce Vicknair. On January 6, 1973 she married the love of her life, Henry Swiber Jr. They were married for 47 years and together they raised 4 beautiful children. Ever much the homemaker, Dianne was very involved in her children’s lives and could almost always be seen at the schools volunteering. She was president of Morgan City High School Band Booster organization for many years. When she wasn’t volunteering, she was crafting. For years she owned “Silks by Dianne”, a flower shop specializing in silk floral arrangements. Besides flowers, she also loved cross-stitching, crocheting and was even known to dabble in ceramics. She loved creating pieces for her friends and family. Her favorite subject was history and you could always catch her playing Trivia Crack or on Facebook. Dianne enjoyed traveling to different places and countries, collecting magnets from each place she visited. Of all the places she’s been, Hawaii with her husband was her favorite. She loved LSU football and the neighbors could always hear her when she was watching the game. Quite the joker, Dianne always had a quick wit about her. She was an amazing cook and loved cooking for her family and friends at get-togethers and on holidays. Dianne loved giving back and she’d give you the shirt off her back if you needed it more than she did. Above all her grandchildren were the apples of her eyes.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, Henry Swiber Jr.; four children, Henry A. Swiber III and wife Lisa, Shannon E. Swiber, Kevin M. Swiber, Michael P. Swiber and wife Misty; 6 grandchildren, Ashley L. Boykin, Hunter T. Boykin, Ian R. Martin, Lanie E. Martin, Lexie D. Martin, Amber R. Swiber; four siblings, Shelley LeBlanc, Elizabeth Lindsay and companion Steve Douck, Joy Lynn Dismer and husband COL Paul Dismer, Russell J. Vicknair and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dianne was preceded in death by her parents, Lovence J. “Vic” Vicknair Jr. and wife Joyce L. Vicknair; two brothers, George J. Vicknair and Robert J. Vicknair.

Pallbearers will be Henry Swiber III, Kevin Swiber, William Lavergne, Ian R. Martin, Hunter T. Boykin, Scott Guagliardo, Sam Guagliardo and Paul Daniel Dismer.

Honorary Pallbearers will be George J. Vicknair, Robert J. Vicknair, Russell Vicknair, David J. Swiber, Dennis J. Swiber,and John Ritchie.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Twin City Funeral Home. Following Mass, Dianne will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery. 


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Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church

415 Union St, Morgan City, LA 70380

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