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Donald Swanson (Electrical Engineer) - Class of 1998 VIEW PROFILE

Don Swanson

December 15, 1935 - April 24, 2011

LUFKIN, TEXAS - Donald Allen Swanson, 75,  passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011 in the Woodland Heights Hospital.  Don was born in Bellingham, Washington and served in the US Air Force.  He had four children from an earlier marriage.  Don and his wife, Benita, lived in Superior, Montana and Hemphill, Texas.

Don was preceded in death by wife, Linda Swanson of Frenchtown.

Don is survived by his wife, Benita, of Hemphill.  Benita shared that she and Don dated for a year back in 1972.  More than 30 years later, Don re-connected with Benita, after wife Linda passed away.  Benita wrote, "We had a ball.  I loved him very much and we had almost 5 years together, for which I am very thankful." 

A Celebration of Life was held June 18, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church in Superior, Montana with the Rev. Mike Hart officiating.  An earlier memorial service was held April 30, 2011, at the Starr Funeral Home Chapel in Hemphill, Texas with Rev. Buddy Pratt officiating.

Rest in Peace dear Friend.

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