The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

March 26, 2013

Verna E. Swanson

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — March 6, 1917 - March 25, 2013

Verna E. Swanson, age 96, of Clinton, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Eagle Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. until the service hour at the church. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at  

Verna was born on March 6, 1917, in Elk River Township, Iowa, the daughter of William and Anna (Herrmann) Eickert. She married John Swanson on April 4, 1948, in Clinton; he died in 1985. She was a homemaker and had worked at the former Samaritan South. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and St. John Ladies Aid.  She enjoyed her flowers and gardening.

Verna is survived by several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and three sisters.

Death date: March 25, 2013