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Bruce R. Swanson

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2013

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

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

Mr. Swanson was born Nov. 25, 1927 in Chicago to Thurston and Sarah (Bernhardt) Swanson. He married Shirley Plesz in Chicago 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.

Mr. Swanson 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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