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Harry Alvin Swanson

Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Nov 1966 (aged 73)
Choteau, Teton County, Montana, USA
Burial Choteau, Teton County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 177509111 · View Source
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Harry A. Swanson, 73, died at his home in Choteau Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24. He had been in ill health for the past two years.

Funeral services were held for Swanson at Trinity Lutheran Church, of which he was a longtime member, on Monday, Nov. 28. Rev. Marlow Engberg officiated. Zwerneman Mortuary made the funeral arrangements. Interment was in Choteau Cemetery.

Relatives attending the funeral from a distance were a sister, Mrs. Herman Shogren, and a sister-in-law, Ida Peterson, both of Alexandria, Minn.

Swanson was born to Andrew and Emma [Johnson] Swanson Jan. 9, 1893 at Rockford, Ill. and moved to Carlos, Minn. in 1908. He married Emma Hedlund on March 16, 1927 in Alexandria, Minn., the same year he came to Montana.

The couple purchased a farm just south of Pendroy where they resided until moving to Choteau in 1951 when Swanson retired from farming.

He served as a member of the Teton County Draft Board since 1942 and as a trustee of the Teton Memorial Hospital since 1951.

Survivors include his widow; three sons, Donald A., Choteau; Weldon A., Boise, Idaho, and Clifton H., Helena; sister, Mrs. Herman Shogren, Alexandria, Minn.; and a brother, John, Choteau, and 12 grandchildren.—The Choteau Acantha, Dec. 1, 1966, Pg. 1

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