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Marion L. Ransom Swanson

July 21, 1925 June 3, 2019
Marion L. Ransom Swanson
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Obituary for Marion L. Ransom Swanson

Marion Lucile Ransom Swanson, age 93, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2019, at Willow Ridge Health Care, Amery, Wisconsin.

Marion was born July 21, 1925, in Montello, Wisconsin. She was the second child of Fred W. and Lucile (Penfield) Ransom. Marion graduated from Montello High School in 1943 and attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison earning a bachelor’s degree in home economics in 1947.

While at the University of Wisconsin Marion met Lester Swanson of Amery, Wisconsin and was married on September 8, 1951. They settled in Darlington Wisconsin and Craig and Steven were born. In 1955, the family moved to St. Paul, Minnesota and Lynn was born. In 1958, the family moved to St. Croix Falls and John was born. Marion was manager for the veterinary practice until 1986. Upon retirement, Marion and Lester moved to their home on Deer Lake returning to St. Croix Falls in 2002. They moved to RiverBend in Amery in August 2012 and Lester passed away on December 31, 2012.

Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Lester; son, Craig; parents; and brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Arlene Ransom. She is survived by her children, Steven (Kris) Swanson of St. Croix Falls, Lynn Swanson of St. Paul, Minnesota and John Swanson of Bloomington, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Elizabeth, Amanda, Patrick, Matthew, Natasha and Victor; two great-grandchildren, Inga and Markus; special nieces, Karen Harris and Roberta Ziegler; also other relatives and friends.

Memorials are preferred to the United Methodist Church, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin or the donor’s choice.


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Visitation

Tuesday

11

Jun

10:00 AM 6/11/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church - St. Croix Falls

300 N. Adams St.
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024

United Methodist Church - St. Croix Falls
300 N. Adams St. St. Croix Falls 54024 WI
United States

Memorial Service

Tuesday

11

Jun

11:00 AM 6/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church - St. Croix Falls

300 N. Adams St.
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024

United Methodist Church - St. Croix Falls
300 N. Adams St. St. Croix Falls 54024 WI
United States

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Location

St. Croix Falls Cemetery Final Resting Place

St. Croix Falls, WI

St. Croix Falls WI
United States
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