2010-11-27 / Obituaries

Vivian E. Swanson

Vivian E. Swanson, age 97, of Baltimore, died Friday, November 19, 2010, at Manor Care of Westerville.

She was born to Phillip and Fladella Hower on June 17, 1913, in Galesburg, IL. She was a member of the Bethel Lutheran Church in PA, and was a loving mother to all.

She is survived by her sons, Eugene Swanson, of Costa Mesa, CA, LeRoy (Patricia) Swanson of Curtis Park, PA, and Gary L. (Linda) Swanson of Westerville; daughter, Elaine (Gordon) Andersen of Whitehall, MI; 23 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; sister, Eunice Chambers of Aurora, IL, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Swanson; parents, Phillip and Fladella Hower; son, Ronald Swanson; and sisters, Gloria, Bernice, Evelyn, and Muriel.

Funeral service was November 22, 2010, at the Johnson Smith Funeral Home in Baltimore, of- ficiated by Pastor Danny Koch. Cremation took place following the service.

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