|Ivan C. Swenson, 90, formerly of Little York, IL. died at 9:20 A.M. Sunday, May 29, 2011 at Trinity Region Health System, Rock Island, Il.
He was born December 14, 1920 in Vena, Sweden the son of Carl Eric and Elsie Gunhild (Svenson) Svenson. He was raised and educated in Warren County, IL.
Ivan married Mary Anne Phillips in Monmouth on Dec. 15, 1946 and she survives. Ivan farmed his entire life.
He enjoyed hunting Indian artifacts, medal detecting and collecting old coins. He was a member of the Fall Creek Ranger Gun Club. He was of Lutheran Faith.
Survivors included his wife; 2 daughters, Gayle (Lee) FitzHenry of Glen Ellyn, IL., Sherri (Rod) Pettett of Champaign, IL; 3 sons, Carl Swenson of Little York, David (Norma) Swenson of Findley, MN. and Dwain Swenson of Alexis; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
His parents, 1 sister and 1 brother preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. Burial will be in Cedar Creek Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where his family will be present one hour prior to the services. Memorials may be given to the Center Presbyterian Church, Seaton. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com