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Swanson, Helen Rosemary
Helen Rosemary Swanson, age 76 of Galesburg, Illinois died on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 1:45 P.M. at Marigold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Galesburg, Illinois.

She was born on September 27, 1935 in Galesburg, Illinois the daughter of Lee Roy and Nellie Edna Bradshaw Rupert. She married William Andrew Swanson in Galesburg, Illinois on May 7, 1954. He preceded her in death.

Surviving is one son: Jack (Susie) Swanson of Galesburg, Illinois. One daughter: Vicki Swanson of Galesburg, Illinois. One stepson: Danny (Debbie) Swanson of Galesburg, Illinois. One stepdaughter: Beverly Wettrow of East Galesburg, Illinois. Five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; nine step grandchildren; eleven step great-grandchildren; and one step great-great-grandchild. One brother: Robert (Helen) Rupert of Galesburg, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, one sister, and two stepsons.

She worked at Admirals, Frog Pond Farms, Sandy/Hardee's and the Marigold Nursing Home. She enjoyed Family, fishing, going to Vegas and the boat.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Private Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be sent to OSF Hospice, Galesburg, Illinois. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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