Holappa, Swante Matt "Swany" (Decatur)
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Swante Matt “Swany” Holappa, 71, our beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully on May 16, 2021 in a Cleveland hospital. He was a resident of Decatur. Swany was born in Minnesota on July 26, 1950.
Swany is dearly missed by his loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Bea Holappa; his son and best friend, Heath Holappa; selfless daughter-in-law, Annette Holappa; his adoring daughter, Britt Baker; son-in-law, Matt Baker; and the one who filled his soul and bound his heart, granddaughter, Izzy Bay Baker.
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 20 from 2-4 p.m. in the Athens chapel of Companion Funeral Home, 400 S. White Street in Athens.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. John Jaggers and the Medical ICU staff at Tennova of Cleveland.
Share a memory of Swany and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home of Athens and the Cody family are honored to assist his family with these arrangements.