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Gertrude Faye (Weeks) Swanson (2010)

SWANSON, WEEKS, MILES, LEE, CUNNINGHAM, MCNEFF, MILBY

Posted By: Mary Welty Hart (email)
Date: 1/4/2011 at 16:52:16

Nance County Journal, Fullerton, NE
October 27, 2010

FAYE SWANSON, Fullerton

Faye Swanson, 97, of Fullerton died Thursday, Oct 21, 2010, at Cloverlodge Care Center in St. Edward

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Palmer Funeral Home in Fullerton. The Rev. Valjean Warman will officiate. Burial will be in the Fullerton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Faye was born on Aug. 7, 1913, in Madison County, Iowa, to Lewis I. And Maude E. (Miles) Weeks. At the age of 10 she moved with her family to Nance County and attended Timber Creek country school and Fullerton High School, graduating in 1931.

In 1936 she married Milford Swanson at Grand Island. They farmed in the North Star area. Milford passed away in 1973. Faye remained on the farm for a year and then moved to Fullerton. In 2009 she moved to Cloverlodge Care Center in St. Edward.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fullerton and a past member of an art club. She enjoyed painting, growing flowers and reading.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Milton (Thayne) and Ramona Swanson of Minden; one daughter, Patricia Lee of Fullerton; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and one sister, Grace Cunningham of Fullerton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Milford; one brother, Gerald Weeks; and two sisters, Veva McNeff and Ruby Milby.


 

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