Eric G. Swanson

McHENRY – Eric G. Swanson, 42, of McHenry, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at his home.   
He was born July 23, 1970, in Arlington Heights, to Norman E. and Linda L. (Fitte) Swanson.
He graduated from School District 15 and District 156 East Campus. He attended  McHenry County College for two years and then went on to trade school for plumbing.  He was employed as a plumber and was a member of the plumber Local 130.
He enjoyed fishing in Canada and McCullom Lake, was an avid golfer and greatly enjoyed spending time with family.
Survivors include a daughter, Tabatha; his parents, Norman and Linda Swanson; a brother, Norman (Marcella) Swanson; four nieces and nephews, Jessica, Norman, Matthew and Susan; and many aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Samantha in 1998; maternal grandparents, John and Trudy Fitte; and paternal grandparents, Norman and Eleanor Swanson.   
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Tabatha Swanson Educational Fund, P.O. Box 343, McHenry, IL 60051.  
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit, where friends may leave an online condolence for the family.

Funeral Home

Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-2400
Published in the Northwest Herald on July 23, 2013