2016-12-08 / Obituaries

Connie Swanson


Connie Swanson Connie Swanson Connie S. Swanson, 59, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016, at her home in Ada, following a yearlong illness with lymphoma, during which she spent time visiting and reminiscing with friends and family.

She was born in Lafayette, Indiana, to Deane and Marilyn MacMillan.

Mrs. Swanson’s first love was always her family and spending time with loved ones and friends. She enjoyed visiting her cottage in Naubinway. She also enjoyed reading and traveling.

She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Dan Swanson; a son and his family, Daniel and Dorrie Swanson, and two daughters, Kylie Swanson and Kristy Swanson. She is also survived by two sisters and their families, Sandy and John Wecker and Susie MacMillan and Kevin McKay, and many extended relatives.

She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Dwight Harding.

Visitation will be Friday, December 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel in Grand Rapids.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 10, at noon at Keystone Community Church in Ada.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society, Northwest Michigan Office, 129 Jefferson Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

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