Audrey M. Swanson, 87, of Orion, passed away on July 4th, 2020 at her residence.
A funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 with visitation from 11:00 – 1:00 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd. 1301 4th Street, Orion. The funeral will be live streamed on her obituary page at esterdahl.com. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Orion. In lieu of a funeral luncheon donations can be made to the Orion Food Pantry or Orion School Backpack Program.
Audrey was born on March 10th, 1933 in Warner, Illinois the daughter of George and Evila Elizabeth Burns Jones. She married Marvin H. Swanson on February 23, 1952 at the Swedona Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on August 19, 2012.
Audrey was employed with Krieger’s in Muscatine for 8 years. Audrey and Marvin were both EMT’s and were instrumental in starting the Orion Ambulance Service. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and enjoyed quilting and playing cards.
Survivors include her Daughters, Debbie (Ron) Cress and Doreen Swanson; Grandchildren, Katie (Eric) Rurka and Joe Cress; Great grandchildren, Jaden and Jacob Rurka; Special nieces, Arlene Adams and Susan Hayes; Special neighbors, Janet Boney, Louise Nelson and Rich and Connie Hamerlinck.
Audrey was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Darlene and her sister Arline Bloomquist.
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