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Leota Swanson, age 93, of Wayne

Posted: 06 November, 2017

Funeral Services for Leota Swanson, 93, of Wayne, will be held at First United Methodist Church in Wayne on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.  Visitation will be held at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with family present.  Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Carroll.  Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church in Wayne.  She passed away on Saturday at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.  Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Leota Mary Swanson was born March 20, 1924, on a farm near Winside, to Lewis and Hannah (Pritchard) Johnson. She attended school at District #83 near Winside. Leota married Clair Swanson January 1, 1945, at the United Methodist Church in Carroll. The couple farmed south of Carroll for 22 years, until they established Swanson Oil Company in Carroll. They sold the business and moved to Wayne in 1970. Leota was employed at Kuhn’s Department Store and then worked at Wayne State College as a Custodian from 1974-1986. After retirement, Leota worked in the Pac N Save Deli where she helped with deli product demos. Leota was a past member of the Carroll United Methodist Church and currently the First United Methodist Church in Wayne. She enjoyed playing cards, baking, cooking, and bingo.
 
Leota is survived by her daughter, Mavis (Gary) Munson of Norfolk; grandchildren, Gina Munson and Michael (Rebecca) Munson; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Courtney, and Peyton.
 
Leota was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Clair in 2011. 



Hasemann Funeral Homes
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787 402.375.3100
hasemannfuneralhome.com 



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