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ALLEN C. SWAN


1941 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
ALLEN C. SWAN Obituary
ELBURN – Allen C. Swan, 73, of Elburn, Illinois, passed out of this world to the place God made for him on May 24, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Allen is survived by his loving wife, Lynette; two children, Stacey (Matt) Roach of DeKalb and Mark Swan of Chicago; four grandsons, Alex, Nick, Logan and Brian Roach, all of DeKalb; mother, Lucille Swan, and brother, Craig Swan, both of Elburn; one aunt, Louise Penrod of Minnesota; beloved father-in-law, Kenneth Clayton; three special sisters-in-law, Donna Tischhauser, Lisa Clayton and Kristi (Randy) Thompson, all of Athens, Tennessee; three nieces, Elizabeth (Mark) Boesen of Woodstock, Amanda (Brandon Smith) Walker and Sophia Guffey, and one nephew, Joseph Guffey, all of Athens; and two special great-nephews, Nathan Gabriel Walker of Athens and Aron James Boesen of Woodstock. In addition, he leaves several cousins and a community of friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Swan; father, Charles Swan; his uncles; one special aunt, Frances James; mother-in-law, Susie Clayton; and dear friend and brother-in-law Barry Tischhauser in November of 2013.
His visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at his beloved church, Grace Fellowship Church, 17081 Owens Road, Maple Park, with a memorial service to follow at 7 p.m. The Rev. Ray Byrne and special speaker Steve Lawson will officiate. Private family interment will follow at a later time.
Allen was a man of integrity. He will be missed.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name to benefit the Elburn Lions Club and Grace Fellowship Church. Checks may be made to the "Allen Swan Memorial" and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119.
Tributes may be forwarded to the family at the same address or at www.conleycare.com. Arrangements handled through the care of Conley Funeral Home, Elburn.
Published in Daily Chronicle on May 28, 2014
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