John V. Swanson, 68, of Walnut Grove passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011 at St. Cloud Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.  

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Interment was in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. The Stephens Funeral Service - Walnut Grove Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. 

 

John V. Swanson, 68, of Walnut Grove passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011 at St. Cloud Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.   Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Interment was in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. The Stephens Funeral Service - Walnut Grove Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  John Swanson is survived by his wife Carol of almost 24 years; son Duane Swanson of Monticello; stepchildren: Tiffany (Kurt) Krieger of Pennock, Diana Dunkklee of Luverne, James Ferrian of Japan, and Darlene (Todd) Hansen of Spicer; grandchildren: Robert and Rebecca Swanson; 10 stepgrandchildren; siblings: Eu-gene (Marilyn) Swanson of Walnut Grove, Jillene (Eldon) Kathman of Buffalo, Richard (Faith) Swanson of Walnut Grove, and Ruth Ann (John) Thompson of St. Paul and many other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Teri Lynn, and sister Arlene Purdy.