Melvin Swanson

Posted Online: May 02, 2013, 8:53 pm
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Melvin G. Swanson, 80, of Smithton, Ill., died on April 29, 2013, at Freeburg, Ill., Care Center.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today at George Renner and Sons, Belleville, Ill. Private burial is at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
He was born on Aug. 30, 1932, in Moline, to Sherman and Marie Swanson.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Joan; children, Melodie Swanson, South Lake Tahoe, Calif., Elizabeth Swanson, Orlando, Fla., Lori Rodriguez and John, both of Smithton, and Lisa Sisk, Millstadt, Ill.; and eight grandchildren.


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