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Shirley Swanson - October 25, 2014


Shirley Swanson, 87 years of age from Minden, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Shirley was born July 11, 1927, in Merna, to Kenneth and Helen (Runner) Shultz.
She graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1944 and taught in a one-room school north of Merna.
On Nov. 28, 1946, Shirley married Carl Swanson in Broken Bow.
Carl and Shirley had two daughters: Linda and Connie. They lived in Weissert, where Shirley helped on the farm and raising their girls. They moved to North Platte for a few years and moved to Minden in 1958 where she was a 4-H leader and involved in women’s club, church circle, and extension club.
See the October 29th Courier for full obituary.