Mark T. Swanson Jan. 15, 1960 - March 18, 2014 LA PORTE - Mark T. Swanson, 54, of La Porte, passed away at 5:10 pm Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at his home. He was born January 15, 1960, in La Porte, to Noel James and Mary Ann (Levandoski) Swanson, and lived in the La Porte area his entire life. Mark was formerly a teacher at Griffith High School. He was a member of St Joseph Catholic Church, the American Legion, and was on the Center Township Board of Trustees. He leaves behind one daughter, Leslie (Ryan) Bruner of Tarawa Terrace, North Carolina; one son, Joseph Swanson of La Porte; and one sister, Lyn Swanson, also of La Porte. He was preceded in death by his parents. A funeral service will be held at 10 am Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Essling Funeral Home, with Rev Ian Williams officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm today, March 21, and 9 to 10 am Saturday at Essling Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at Pine Lake Cemetery. Essling Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to La Porte Parks and Recreation Department, 250 Pine Lake Ave, La Porte, IN 46350; or La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. St. Rd. 2, La Porte, IN 46350. Family and friends may leave their condolences at www.esslingfuneralhome.com.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 21, 2014