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Swanson, William A.
William A. Swanson 85, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 12:30 AM at the Marigold Rehabilitation And Health Care Center.

William was born the son of Harold Swanson and Ann Robinson on May 25, 1926 in Galesburg, Illinois. He married Helen Rosemary Rupert Swanson on May 7, 1954 in Galesburg, Illinois. She survives him in Galesburg, Illinois.

He is also survived by 4 children; Vicki Swanson of Galesburg, Illinois, Jack (Susie) Swanson of Galesburg, Illinois, Beverly Wetterow of East Galesburg and Danny (Debbie) Swanson of Galesburg, Illinois. Also surviving are 14 Grandchildren, 16 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 sons William Jr. and Thomas Swanson, 1 brother and 2 sisters.

He enjoyed racing go-karts, fishing and going to the boat. He was retired from Illinois Power.

Per the family's request, cremation rites will be accorded and there will be no services. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes is handling local arrangements. Online condolences and sympathy cards can be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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