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Elmer Swanson

1912 - 2008 Obituary Condolences
Elmer Swanson, 95, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2008, with loved ones by his side. Mr. Swanson was born June 29, 1912, in Connecticut. Mr. Swanson was preceded in death by his son, Ted, and by Mitilda, the mother of his girls.
He is survived by his wife, Ida "Bobbi"; and daughters Elvi Burke and husband Tony, and Deborah Swanson, all of California.
He was a member of Cuba Avenue Church of Christ.
He was a loving husband and father. As a naval officer, he served his country well, both proudly and bravely. He maintained a high level of integrity throughout his entire life. Everyone who knew Elmer Swanson appreciated his enthusiasm for life, his sense of humor, and his eagerness to be of help to others. He is deeply missed and remembered with love and admiration.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Cuba Avenue Church of Christ.
Military Honors provided by the Navy.
Direct cremation has taken place under the care of PCS Direct Cremation Services.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 18 to June 1, 2008
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