Thief River Falls – Doris Swanson, 89, longtime resident of Thief River Falls, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in Rogers.
Memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Thief River Falls, with visitation beginning an hour prior to service.
Doris had a strong faith in God and was a great influence on her children and grandchildren. She spent many hours in prayer for family, friends, and others. She was a lifelong member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Thief River Falls.
As an active mother and grandmother, Doris treasured the times she spent with family. Early on in life, Doris was a teacher. She enjoyed volunteering in church, gardening, and cooking. In her later years, she enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and keeping up with the news.
Doris is survived by her children, Petra (Dan) Brodin, Paulette McIntyre, Craig (Lisa) Swanson, and Faye (Chuck) Johnson; grandchildren, Erika (Nils), Chris, Brittany (Brent), Case, Brady, Jessica, Jennie, Nicole, Brandon and Sean; great-grandchildren, Matias, Lucas, Maya, Olivia, Landon, Cameron and Jaden; sister, Eunice (Paul) Thorstenson, Lorraine (Paul) Sjulson and other family and friends.
Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Swanson; brother, Bob Swanson; sister, Mary Ann (Paul) Johnson; grandsons, Cody and Alex McIntyre.