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Ann Swanson

November 30, 1927 May 13, 2019
Ann Swanson
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Obituary for Ann Swanson

Ann Swanson, 91 years, of Lyons, Nebraska, passed away May 13, 2019 at Hillcrest Shadow Lake in Omaha, Nebraska.

Francis Ann Swanson was born November 30, 1927, to Leon and Grace (Bean) Baker, in Austin, Texas. She attended school in Austin.

Ann married Second Lieutenant Donald Swanson, USACC, in February 1944 in El Paso, Texas. Following the war, the family moved to Omaha. In 1968, they moved to Lyons, Nebraska.

Ann enjoyed her job at the theater. She was a longtime member of Central Presbyterian Church. She was active in Eastern Star, Oakland Hospital Auxiliary, Lyons Library Board, Lyons Community Club and VFW Auxiliary.

Don passed away in 1980; Ann moved to Bellevue, to be with her son and his family, in 2012. Her hobbies included reading, sewing and knitting. She really enjoyed watching the baseball games at the College World Series.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don; son, Jon Swanson; brother, Bobby Baker.

She is survived by her sons, Donald, Jr. (Joan) of Omaha, George (Pam) of Bellevue; daughter, Rebecca Schaffner of Fremont, NE; three granddaughters; five grandsons; seven great grandchildren.

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Graveside Service




1:30 PM 5/18/2019 1:30:00 PM
Lyons Cemetery

Lyons, NE 68038

Lyons Cemetery
Lyons 68038 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Lyons Cemetery Final Resting Place

Lyons, NE 68038

Lyons 68038 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lyons Fire and Rescue

Happy Days Senior Citizen Center

115 Main Street
PO Box 261
Lyons, NE 68038

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