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Obituary: June Swanson

June Swanson

June 19, 1919 - September 10, 2017

JUNE SWANSON, 98, of Prophetstown, IL, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.

June was born June 19, 1919, in rural Prophetstown, to Ira D. and Florence Mae (Ackerman) Rapp. She was educated in the Arnett Grade School in rural Whiteside County and was a 1936 graduate of Prophetstown High School. She then attended business college in Kewanee, IL. She married Arnold P. “Pete” Swanson on December 12, 1942 in Sacramento, CA. He died May 1, 2006. June was first employed by Kewanee Manufacturing Co. in Kewanee, IL, the Eclipse Lawn Mower Co. in Prophetstown and the California Almond Growers in Sacramento, CA. Lastly, for over 30 years she was employed by Farmer’s National Bank of Prophetstown. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown and the church’s W.E.L.C.A.  She had served as the church’s financial secretary. June enjoyed gardening and was known for her peanut brittle.

Survivors include  one niece, Patricia (John) Benson of Iowa City, IA; three nephews, Craig (Kathy) Dimmick of Mt. Carroll, IL, Kevin (Connie) Dimmick of Mt. Carroll, IL, Curt (Alana) Dimmick of Eatonville, WA.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete; one sister, Helen Dimmick.

Funeral Information

FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 15, 2017 at the First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown, IL

OFFICIATING: Pastor Katrina "Katie" Gallagher

VISITATION: Friday, September 15th, from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the funeral service at First Lutheran Church in Prophetsotwn, IL

INTERMENT: Riverside Cemetery - Prophetstown, IL


Donations Information

Memorial is established for First Lutheran Church - Prophetstown, IL