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Swanson, Barbara J.
Barbara J. Swanson, 90, of Galesburg, died at 12:28 a.m. Monday, October 28, 2013 in Seminary Manor.

She was born August 17, 1923 in Galesburg the daughter of Albin J. and Emma C. (Seaburg) Sandeen. She married Dale E. Swanson on July 14, 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Galesburg. He preceded her in death August 24, 2008.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen (and Doug) Cruce of rural Galesburg; three grandchildren, Josh (and Kristen) Cruce of Aurora,Ill., Lindsey (and Dirk) Steele of rural Maquon, and Laura (and Nic) Jerome of Des Moines, Iowa; five great grandchildren, Ashleigh and Ella Cruce, Drew and Haley Steele, and Izzie Jerome. One sister preceded her in death, Marjorie M. Hogon of Mankato, Minn.

Barbara was a bookkeeper for Galesburg Burlington Credit Union for 32 years, retiring in 1986. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1941. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Dr. Tom Larsen will officiate. Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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