Elinor Swanson

Princeton -- Elinor C. Swanson, 89, of 1336 Lovers Lane, Princeton, died at 9:15 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2004, at Prairie View Healthcare in Princeton.

Born Jan 17, 1915, in Princeton to Evan and Eveline (Myer) Wilson, she married Marion "Bud" Swanson Aug. 18, 1935 in Princeton. He died June 19, 2004.

A homemaker, she was a 1933 graduate of Princeton High School. She was a member of the Princeton Bible Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Carol (Fred) Pierson of Princeton; four grandsons, Mark (Pam) Pierson of Princeton, Alan (Susan) Pierson of Somonauk, Tim (Erika) Pierson of Dwight and Stephen Pierson of Burbank, Calif.; and five great-grandchildren, Zackery, Samantha, Ian, Leland and Adline Pierson.
She also was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Leigh and Norman Wilson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday in Summers Chapel at Oakland Cemetery, Princeton, with the Rev. Jon Olinger officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour before the services in the chapel.

Memorials may be directed to the Princeton Bible Church.

The Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton is in charge of arrangements.

(Bureau County Republican, Princeton, Illinois, Tuesday, June 22, 2004, Page 5A, submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)




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