Michael P. Swanson, 70, of Chebanse, passed away Jan. 13, 2021.
He was born June 9, 1950, in Kankakee, the son of John and Evelyn (Ferguson) Swanson. Michael married Carol Weeden on Oct. 5, 1968. She preceded him in death Aug. 30, 2013.
Surviving are three children, Heidi (Chris) Corripio, of Belmont, N.C., Paul (Necole) Swanson, of Chebanse, and Wayne (Laurie) Swanson, of Minooka; three brothers, Pat Swanson, Jim Swanson and Jack Swanson; two sisters, Gale Dexter and Julie McGehee; and eight grandchildren, Kyle, Ryan, Trevor, Casey, Carter, Grace, Camden and Emma.
In addition to his wife, Carol, he was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Kathy Lowery and Jane Anderson.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service was at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, at United Church of Christ in Chebanse. Directly following the service, all were invited to the Community Center in Chebanse for refreshments and continued fellowship.
A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Uplifted Care Hospice, Bourbonnais (formerly Hospice of Kankakee Valley).