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Janet L. Swanson

September 29, 1938 - January 6, 2019

Janet L. Swanson Janet L. Swanson
    January 10, 2019 | 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    1771 W. State Street
    Geneva, IL 60134
  • January 11, 2019 | 11:00 A.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    1771 W. State Street
    Geneva, IL 60134
  • Burial Location
    Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois

Janet L. Swanson, age 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at her home in Phoenix, AZ. She was born September 29, 1938, in Cambridge, Ohio to Edward and Goldie (Harris) McCormick. She was a 1956 graduate of Proviso East High School, in Illinois. Janet worked at Northern Illinois Gas Company, where she met her husband, Arthur W. Swanson, Jr. Janet and Art raised their three children in Glen Ellyn and St. Charles.

Janet became a Certified Nurse Assistant and worked in Geneva, IL at a retirement facility. Janet loved watching old movies and television shows. Janet was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She was kind, creative, thoughtful, and sweet. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her granddogs.

Janet is survived by her three children, Karen (Mike) O’Shaughnessy of Phoenix, AZ; Valerie (Adam) Rosenzweig of Deerfield Beach, FL.; Douglas (Laurie) Swanson of North Aurora; five grandchildren, Kaitlin (Tyler) Thursby, Kelly, Kayla and Kara O’Shaughnessy; Max Rosenzweig; one great-grandchild, Ella Thursby; her brother, Russell (Florence Bartels) McCormick; and her sister, Evelyn Giorgetti. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, and her parents, Edward and Goldie.


Lani Walter-Meyer from San Antonio, TX

"Sharing in your grief as you mourn. Holding you close to my heart and in my prayers. Gentle hugs."

Laura Michaels from Richmond Hts , OH

"My heart is with all of you during this difficult time. Janet (& Art) always made me feel like family, & will be greatly missed. Please know you are all in my prayers with love."

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