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Barton Wayne Swanson

March 9, 1935 — November 11, 2022

Barton Swanson, age 87, of Ogilvie, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 11 AM at Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca.  Burial with full military honors will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in Milaca.  Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

Barton Wayne Swanson was born March 9, 1935 to Walter and Nancy Swanson in St. Cloud, MN.  He attended grade school in Foreston and graduated from Milaca High School in 1953.  He served in the Army National Guard for eight years.  Barton worked at Benton Communications for thirty years until his retirement.  He was united in marriage to Emogene “Jean” Thompson in Mora, MN in 1987.  He was an avid outdoorsman.  He loved hunting, fishing and cutting wood.  He loved his place in the woods with the wildlife. 

He is survived by his wife, Emogene;  two step-sons, Jeff (Julie) of Georgia and James (Dwyna) of Hawaii and one step-daughter, Jeanette (Terry) of Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Nancy.

 

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home

260 Central Ave S, Milaca, MN 56353

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home

260 Central Ave S, Milaca, MN 56353

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