Amien Swift

By on January 19, 2012

Amien Swift, 42, of Elburn, passed away tragically Monday, Jan. 9, 2012. He leaves a legacy of memories, treasured friends and a loving family who will miss him dearly.

He is survived by his mother, Kay Swift of Elburn; a special friend and companion, Christi Wade and her children, Shain and Luke of Elburn; his former wife, Sofia Lorena Swift of Aurora; many aunts, uncles and a countryside of friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Henry Swift; his maternal grandparents, Ellis and Birdine Allen; and his paternal grandparents, Fred and Grace Swift.

Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m., with a memorial service following at 7 p.m., on Monday, Jan. 16, at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, IL 60119. Private family burial will occur at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name to benefit his favorite charities. Checks may be made to the “Amien Swift Memorial” and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at, where you can also find his full life story.