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1946 Allen 2020

Allen Myron Swanson

February 15, 1946 — December 8, 2020


     Allen Myron Swanson, the son of Myron and Mildred (Toft) Swanson was born February 15, 1946 in Hartley, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Royal, IA area, where he attended school, and graduated from Royal High School in 1964.

     Allen married Linda Koenig on January 16, 1966 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal, IA. He relished farming his entire life. He also enjoyed Nascar, entertaining friends, tractor pulls, cattle shows, working the ground, and never missed as opportunity to spend time with family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal.

     Allen passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at his home, at the age of 74. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Linda, and one sister, Karen Cusack.

     Left to cherish his memory are 2 children, Chris (Lisa) Swanson of Peterson, IA, and Pam (Tom) Hanson of Linn Grove, IA; 7 grandchildren, Brandon (Briana) Swanson     Allie (Tyler) Peterson Collin (Taylor) Swanson Kal (Jennifer) Swanson Jake (Madison) Hanson Austin Hanson and Cassidy Hanson; 4 great-grandchildren, Lennon and Briar Peterson, Kyeson Hanson, and Landry Swanson; other relatives; and many special friends

Graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, December 14, at Willow Creek Cemetery in Royal.

In Lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Allen's name.
Pastor Mark Wilms
Brandon (Briana) Swanson
Allie (Tyler) Peterson
Collin (Tayler) Swanson
Kal (Jennifer) Swanson
Austin Hanson
Cassidy Hanson
Jake (Madison) Hanson

Greg Toft 
Pete Crew
Jack Ward
Mike Hartman
Richie Thiesen
Chuck Rabel
Bruce Jones

Visitation, without the family present will be held Sunday, December 13, from 2-5:00 P.M., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

The family will not be able to receive friends at Allen's home on Sunday due to COVID.

Willow Creek Cemetery
Royal, Iowa
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