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Marleen Julett Swan

Obituary Information

Service Details

VISITATION

Date:
Saturday, November 24, 2018

Time:
10:00-11:00 a.m.

Location:
Zion Lutheran Church
66632 300th Street
Dexter, Minnesota

 

 

 

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

Date:
Saturday, November 24, 2018

Time:
11:00 a.m.

Location:
Zion Lutheran Church
66632 300th Street
Dexter, Minnesota

INTERMENT

Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Dexter, Minnesota

 

Obituary

Marleen J. Swan, age 96 of Brownsdale, Minnesota died Sunday afternoon, November 18, 2018, at Ebenezer Ridges Care Center in Burnsville, Minnesota.   Marleen Julett Haseth was born September 4, 1922 at home in Dexter Township, the daughter of Adolph Edward and Alma (Haarstad) Haseth.  She graduated from Austin High School in 1940 before attending one year at Macalester College.  Marleen graduated from the Fairview Hospital School of Nursing in 1944.  She served with the United States Army as a Nurse for fourteen months attaining the rank of Second Lieutenant.  On August 14, 1959, she was united in marriage to Manley Swan and the couple made their home in northern Minnesota where Marleen worked as a nurse.  The couple later divorced.  Marleen moved to Brownsdale, Minnesota where she was on the library board and volunteered at the blood pressure clinic.  Marleen enjoyed working in her garden and taking time to read.  She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of rural Dexter where she served as a Sunday school teacher and did sewing for missionary work.  Marleen was also a member of Brownsdale Study Group and the Women’s Missionary Federation.  She lived her life as a woman of strong Christian faith and will be dearly missed by her loved ones.

Survivors include her daughters, Julie (Kendall) Davidson of Lakeville, Minnesota and Lori Swan of Apple Valley, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Aaron, Eric and Anna; four great-grandchildren, Abe, Asher, Ali, and Tyler; her sister Annette (Orville) Engelbey of Ogden, Utah; sister-in-law Diane Haseth of Austin; many other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Alma Haseth, her sisters Noramae Roadfeldt and Doris Larson, and one brother Edward.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, 66632 300th Street, Dexter, Minnesota with Pastor Rich Erickson officiating.  Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, immediately preceding the service at the church. Services prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin. 

 

 

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