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Grace N. (Spearman) Swanson (1919 - 2014)

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Grace N. Swanson formerly Spearman
Born in North Dakotamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 12 Dec 1942 in Larimore Co., North Dakotamap
[children unknown]
Died in Grantsburg, Burnett, Wisconsinmap
Profile last modified 1 Dec 2017 | Created 22 Nov 2017
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Married Clarence O. Swanson on December 12, 1942 in Larimore, North Dakota.

She has two sons and two daughters.

Children are:

Betty Swanson Olson (Bud)

Mary Ann Swanson Troll (Richard)

Rodger Swanson

Bruce Swanson


  • Grace N. Spearman Swanson

BIRTH 14 Nov 1919 North Dakota, USA DEATH 21 Jul 2014 Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wisconsin, USA BURIAL Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery Honeyford, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA MEMORIAL ID 134169511 FIND A GRAVE

Grace N. (Spearman) Swanson, 94, formerly of Larimore, ND died July 21, 2014 at the Continuing Care Center, Grantsburg, WI.

Grace N. Swanson was born November 14, 1919, the daughter of Lyall and Nellie Spearman. She attended grade school in Warwick, ND, and Honeyford, ND, and high school in Gilby, ND. She graduated Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, Grand Forks, ND, as a registered nurse and received advanced obstetrical training at Lying- In Hospital, Chicago, IL.

She married Clarence O. Swanson on December 12, 1942 in Larimore, ND. They farmed in Hegton Township. They moved to Larimore in 1998. After Clarence’s death in 2002 she moved to Golden Valley, MN, and in 2011 to Grantsburg, WI.

Her professional career included employment at Deaconess Hospital, Grand Forks, ND, and Good Samaritan Center, Larimore, ND. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Honeyford, ND, and active in Grand Forks County Homemakers.

She is survived by two sons; two daughters; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; and sister, Martha (Ed) Spear, Brainerd, MN.

She was preceded in death by parents, Lyall and Nellie Spearman; husband, Clarence O. Swanson; son-in-law, Richard Troll; step-mother, Edith Spearman; and sisters Nellie (Ray) Bjornson, Jean (Robert) Snyder, and Norma (Clifford) Juhlke.


Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:30am, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Honeyford, ND.

Burial: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Honeyford, ND. Obituary courtesy Bakke Funeral Home

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