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ALLEN C. SWAN


1941 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
ALLEN C. SWAN Obituary
ELBURN - Allen C. Swan, age 73, 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; 2 children, Stacey (Matt) Roach of DeKalb and Mark Swan of Chicago, IL; four grandsons: Alex, Nick, Logan and Brian Roach, all of DeKalb; his mother, Lucille Swan and his brother, Craig Swan, both of Elburn; one aunt, Louise Penrod of MN; his beloved father-in-law, Kenneth Clayton; three special sisters-in-law: Donna Tischhauser, Lisa Clayton and Kristi (Randy) Thompson, all of Athens, TN; 3 nieces: Elizabeth (Mark) Boesen of Woodstock, IL; Amanda (Brandon Smith) Walker, and Sophia Guffey; one nephew, Joseph Guffey, all of Athens, TN; 2 special great-nephews, Nathan Gabriel Walker of Athens and Aron James Boesen of Woodstock, IL. In addition, he leaves several cousins and a community of friends. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Swan; his father, Charles Swan; his uncles; one special Aunt Frances James; his mother-in-law, Susie Clayton and his dear friend and brother-in-law, Barry Tischhauser in November of 2013. His visitation will be held at his beloved church, Grace Fellowship Church, 17081 Owens Rd., Maple Park, IL on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. 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 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 be mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes may be forwarded to the family at the same address or on the web at www.conleycare.com. Arrangements handled through the care of Conley Funeral Home, Elburn, IL.


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 28, 2014
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