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Bruce R. Swanson

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2013

Bruce R. Swanson
SUBLETTE - Bruce R. Swanson, 85, of Sublette, and formerly of Chicago, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m., in the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy with the Rev. John Kalebaugh, officiating. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in Irving Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m., until time of service in the funeral home.

Mr. Swanson was born Nov. 25, 1927, in Chicago, the son of Thurston and Sarah (Bernhardt) Swanson. He married Shirley Plesz in Chicago on Sept. 22, 1969.

Survivors include his wife of Sublette; three daughters, Pam Victor, Ronell Garcia, and Mary Annie Miranda; two sons, Steven and Christopher Swanson; three step-sons John (Debbie) Russell, Albert Russell, and Everett Russell; three step-daughters, Debbie (Robert) Kaiden, Sharon Russell, and Jenny Haug; eight grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; one great-grandson; and six step-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.

He worked as a security guard and officer for ADT Security in Chicago for many years prior to his retirement in 1992.

Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com.

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