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1938 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
Janet L. Swanson, age 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at her home in Phoenix, AZ. She was born September 29, 1938, in Cambridge, Ohio to Edward and Goldie (Harris) McCormick. She was a 1956 graduate of Proviso East High School, in Illinois. Janet worked at Northern Illinois Gas Company, where she met her husband, Arthur W. Swanson, Jr. Janet and Art raised their three children in Glen Ellyn and St. Charles. Janet became a Certified Nurse Assistant and worked in Geneva, IL at a retirement facility. Janet loved watching old movies and television shows. Janet was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She was kind, creative, thoughtful, and sweet. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her granddogs. Janet is survived by her three children, Karen (Mike) O'Shaughnessy of Phoenix, AZ; Valerie (Adam) Rosenzweig of Deerfield Beach, FL.; Douglas (Laurie) Swanson of North Aurora; five grandchildren, Kaitlin (Tyler) Thursby, Kelly, Kayla and Kara O'Shaughnessy; Max Rosenzweig; one great-grandchild, Ella Thursby; her brother, Russell (Florence Bartels) McCormick; and her sister, Evelyn Giorgetti. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, and her parents, Edward and Goldie. Visitation will be 4:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Yurs Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Route 38), Geneva, IL 60134. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 11, 2019 at Yurs Funeral Home. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit the funeral home's obituary page at www.yursfuneralhomes.com. For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva 630-232-7337.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10, 2019
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