Obituaries

Clarence A. Swanson

Died: May 6, 2018

Clarence  A.  Swanson

Obituary

Cherry Valley, IL

Clarence A. Swanson, 97, of Cherry Valley IL, passed away surrounded by his loving family, Sunday, May 6, 2018 in his home. He was born July 30, 1920 in Sycamore, IL the son of Oscar and Anna (Peterson) Swanson. He married the love of his life Frances Worley on August 27, 1944 in Genoa, IL. Clarence was a farmer and a welder by trade, he could truly build or fix anything. He was passionate about working with his hands, taking trips, and spending time with his family. Clarence cherished his time snow birding in Texas with Frances. He made his spiritual home at Maywood Evangelical Free Church in Rockford, IL.

Clarence is loved and will be missed by his wife, Frances; children, Elaine Swanson, Earl (Beverly) Swanson; grandchildren, Matthew (Michele) Swanson, Kelli (Greg) Morrow; great-grandchildren, Emilee, Zachary, Blakelynn, Jake, Kiirstin, Kallista as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters and a brother.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 11, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere IL 61008 with a visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to service. A visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m., Thursday May 10, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial in Flora Cemetery. Memorials to the family to establish a memorial later. To write a condolence or light a candle please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

Service Schedule

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m., Thursday May 10, 2018 at the funeral home.

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00 am - 10:45 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to service.

Friday, May 11, 2018
11:00 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 11, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere IL 61008

Flora Cemetery

Burial in Flora Cemetery.

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Earl, What a nice celebration of your father’s life! It was also good to see you and Bev and your family again after all of these years. Our hearts, thoughts, and condolences to you.

Dave & Julie Hicks 2018-05-13T08:48:37

Our prayers and love coming your way. I know he sure loved making those ridings horses for the grandchildren. Due to Dave’s health problems we are unable to attend any of the services.

Dave and Mary Ostrander 2018-05-09T23:18:57

Frances, Elaine, Earl, Bev, and Family,
Our Deepest Sympathy. Clarence will be truly missed. You are like a second family to us. May Our Lord comfort you during this time.

Elizabeth & Duane Lovett, Bernadette & Bridgette Johnson 2018-05-08T22:33:03

Our hearts and prayers to all of your family Earl & Bev. We’re so sorry for your loss. I remember your folks & they were wonderful people.

Judy & Bob Brenner 2018-05-08T18:23:25

Earl and Beverly, so sorry for your loss. I know he leaves you with heavy hearts. Sounds like he had a great life with people that were special to him. Blessings and love to all.

Charlotte Williams 2018-05-08T13:34:25

We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers. May the many wonderful memories help ease the pain of your loss.

Stuart & Marcia Schultz Family 2018-05-08T10:30:35

We are so sorry for your loss you and the family are in our prayers. Much love and big hugs.

Paul & Kim Rabe 2018-05-07T21:16:33

Sorry to hear of his passing he did quitte a bit of repair work for us on the farm

Craig Woosley6 2018-05-07T19:44:40

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