Obituaries – 01-22-2014

Robert E. ‘Bob’ Nied

Robert E. “Bob” Nied, 97, of Bradenton, died Jan. 4. He was born Jan. 17, 1916, in Chicago to Harvey Nied and Ida Heitzman.

Mr. Nied was a great family man and loving father, whose wisdom, humor and warmth will be missed.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Arrangements are by Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Bradenton.

Mr. Nied is survived by his sons, Bruce, Richard, and Robert Jr.


Amy Kathleen Swallick

Amy Kathleen Swallick, 39, of Bradenton and formerly of Holmes Beach, died Jan. 8. She was born Jan. 17, 1974, in New Brunswick, N.J., to the late Edward Joseph and Mary Alice (Cutler) Swallick.

Ms. Swallick moved to Holmes Beach in 1989 and to Bradenton in 2012. She worked as a cook for Rotten Ralph’s Restaurant on Anna Maria Island and also as a convenience store clerk at Jessie’s Island Store in Holmes Beach.

A private family service is planned at a later date. Condolences may be made online at Arrangements were by Shannon Funeral Home Town Chapel, Bradenton.

Ms. Swallick is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Timothy Yarger of Bradenton, and a host of extended family members and friends.

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