INDEPENDENCE -- Jack D. Swarts, 93, of Independence, died Monday, Jan. 4, at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence. 5, 1922, in Oelwein, son of Martin A. and Sara E. Davis Swarts. 26, 1943, at Otterville Presbyterian Church, Otterville. Jack was a 1941 graduate of Independence High School, and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He farmed in Otterville with his parents until 1947, and then went to work at John Deere Waterloo Tractor Works for a while. He returned to farming for 13 years. then returned to John Deere for 25 years, retiring in 1983. Survived by: three sons, Doug (Cynthia) of Galesburg, Ill., and Brian (Frances) and Wayne (Charlene), both of Independence. 10 great-grandchildren. and a great-great-grandchild. 7, at Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, both in Independence.