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Paul E Swenson

Paul E Swenson

Paul E Swenson passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his family on Friday, August 22, 2014. Paul was born December 6, 1934 in White Bear, MN, and spent his childhood in "rural" Bloomington and South Mpls. He ventured to California after high school and spent years there landscaping and hot-rodding with friends. Upon returning to MN, he had a wide variety of working adventures. He had an entrepreneutrial spirit, from construction and remodeling, to small businesses and real estate. His true love of his life was his family, especially his wife of 49 years, Sheila. He is also survived by his children, Steven, Mardell, and David Swenson; Betsy (Terry) Thorson, Paul (Tammy) Swenson, Teri Jones, and Jodi (Rick) Becker. He enjoyed his ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A visitation is planned for 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Thurston-DeShaw Funeral Home, 13817 Jay St NW, Andover, MN.

A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at St Stephens Catholic Church, 525 Jackson St, Anoka MN, with a short visitation one hour prior to mass at church.