Funeral services for Phyllis M. Swanson will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday November 23, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville with Rev Tim Bowman officiating. Burial will take place at the Grand Meadow Cemetery. Visitation will take place at the Hindt Funeral Home in Grand Meadow on Monday November 22, 2021 from 5-7 pm.
Phyllis Swanson, age 80, of Racine, MN died Wednesday November 17, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Hospitals St Marys Campus.
Phyllis was born October 24, 1941 in Aurora, NE to Kenneth and Thelma (Pollard) Peterson. She attended and graduated from Stanhope, Iowa High School in 1959. On October 6, 1963 Phyllis was united in marriage to Gerald Swanson in Des Moines, IA where they lived for a short time before moving to the Grand Meadow area where Gerald farmed and worked for IBM. Phyllis was a homemaker all her life. She was a “home body”, she enjoyed quilting, crocheting, gardening, bingo, picking strawberries and an “occasional” glass of wine.
Phyllis is survived by her 3 children, Daryl (Michelle) Swanson of Kasson, MN, Kristen (Edward) Ehrhardt of Austin, MN and Russell (Abbie Severson) Swanson of Stewartville, MN, 9 grandchildren; Alyssa (Kevin) Schmitz, Lauryn, Kyla and Chayse Swanson, Nicholas (Amy) Norby, Jordan, Jacob, Colten and Roric Swanson, 5 great-grandchildren, Raelynn and Hayden Schmitz, Spencer, Lydia and Naomi Norby, 2 brothers; Stephen (Chris) Peterson of Colorado and Richard (Jan) Peterson of Stratford, IA. Phyllis is also survived by special friend Dean Hamlin of LeRoy, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gerald, 2 brothers and 1 sister.
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