Robert M Swanson

December 5, 1923 - August 23, 2017
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Belvidere, IL

 

Robert M. Swanson, 93, of Belvidere, passed away, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Northwoods Care Center surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born December 5, 1923 in Belvidere, son of Rudolph and Minnie Swanson. He married the former Betty Steig on June 20, 1948 in Belvidere; she preceded him in death on March 4, 1997. Robert attended Belvidere High School and was a member of the Belvidere Moose Lodge, Men’s Garden Club and Elk Lodge.  Bob made his spiritual home at St. John’s United Church of Christ.

Robert is loved and will be missed by his daughter, Connie (Robert) Brandow of Peoria, IL; grandchildren, Robert and Jody; great-grandchildren, Mateo, Alyssa, Elizabeth, Sophia; nieces, nephews and companion, Sue Lafferty and her family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Minnie Swanson; wife, Betty; daughter Jody and four sisters, Elvera, Gerda, Edna and Norma.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 28,2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008. with Rev. Muriel Morley Jahn officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00a.m., prior to the service. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Johns United Church of Christ or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit https://andersonfcs.com.

 

 

 

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, August 28, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00a.m., prior to the service.


Service Information

Date: Monday, August 28, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 28,2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008. with Rev. Muriel Morley Jahn officiating.


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, August 28, 2017

Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens.


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Johns United Church of Christ or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


 

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Born: December 5, 1923
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Carol Smith posted on 8/26/17

Feel so sad in the loss of Bob (cuz). He was a very special kind of guy and and he will be missed. Always had a smile on his face. Love ya, Bob.

 

Rich and Evie (Ballinger) Spate posted on 8/26/17

Connie, so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

 

Donna Alty posted on 8/26/17

Bob was a very kind and gentle soul.To his whole family, i send my heartfelt condolences.

 

Kay Plesca posted on 8/25/17

I have such wonderful memories of time spent with your family. With all love, Kay, John and Johnny

 

Lorel Nilsen posted on 8/25/17

So very sad to hear of Mr. Swanson's passing. He was such a sweet man. He's with Jody and Betty. Keeping all of you in my prayers. Love, Lori Nilsen

 

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