Marion B. Swenson


Marion Blanche Swenson, 97, of Blair, died Monday, December 6, 2021, at Grand View Care Center in Blair.

Marion was born December 2, 1924, in French Creek, to Elmer and Amalia (Jorgenson) Holstad. She married Harold L. Swenson, August 5, 1944, at French Creek Lutheran Church parsonage in rural Ettrick. Harold preceded Marion in death, December 18, 2001.

Marion and Harold farmed for many years. She enjoyed dancing, playing cards and bingo, cleaning, collecting salt and pepper shakers, flower gardening and baking, especially at Christmas time with her granddaughters and great-grand daughters.

Marion is survived by three sons: Ronald, Steven (friend, Patricia Hotchkiss) and Dale (Cyndi) Swenson; four granddaughters: Renae (Virgil) Kasys, Chelsea (Garrett) Vorce, Amber (Andy) Lee and Jenna (Jake) Houdek; six great-grandchildren: Martynas and Sofia Kasys, Brooklyn and Aubrey Lee and Amelia and Harper Houdek.

In addition to her parents and husband, Marion was preceded in death by a son, Michael.

Funeral services were held Monday, December 13, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., at Blair Lutheran Church East with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery, both in Blair. Pastor Paul Sannerud officiated. Friends could call one hour prior to the service.

Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.

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