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Elvin Donald Swedberg

Elvin Donald Swedberg

Elvin Swedberg, age 92, resident of Brainerd, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society - Woodland.

Elvin was born on May 6, 1922 in Pillager to Carl and Emma (Lind) Swedberg. He was united in marriage to Bernice Gosswiller on September 14, 1950 at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd. Elvin served in the US Navy during WWII. He was employed with the MN Department of Transportation, retiring in 1984. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Brainerd and the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice; daughters, Karen (Gary) Thiesse, and Teri (Rod) Swedberg-Ustipak both of Brainerd; son, Jon Swedberg of Sauk Rapids, MN; grandchildren, Reid (Kim) Thiesse, Erin Thiesse, Bret, Kelsi, and Michelle Ustipak.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Janice; siblings Leonard Swedberg and Evelyn Johnson.

Services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd with Pastor Kristin Oltmann officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd and will continue the hour before services at the church on Saturday. Burial will be held in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Brainerd.

Memorials are preferred to First Lutheran Church in Brainerd.