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Rolland ‘Tuffy’ Swallow

Dallas Center

August 9, 1917-

January 21, 2014

Rolland D. “Tuffy” Swallow, 96, was called to his heavenly home Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

Tuffy was born August 9, 1917 in Waukee, Iowa. He graduated from Dallas Center Schools in 1935. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 25 at the Panther Creek Church of the Brethren near Adel with burial at the Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church where family will greet friends until services begin.

Tuffy is survived by his wife Elva of 72 years, son John (Renee), daughter Linda (Vic) Mitchell, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many extended family & friends.

Memorial contributions can be directed to Panther Creek Church or the Be The Match Foundation. Online condolences can be left at

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