August 30, 1950 - April 11, 2011
Robert C. Swanson of Leroy died Monday morning, April 11, 2011 in Cadillac. He was 60. He was born on August 30, 1950 in Reed City to Stanley & Ella Mae (Stenman) Swanson. After graduating from Pine River High School in 1968 Bob went to Northwestern Michigan College for two years and then had two years post graduate in Psychology at Central Michigan University, two years post graduate in Business at Wayne State University and received his Law Degree from J.D. Detroit College at Michigan State University in 1984. He then went to work for Comerica Bank in their legal department until 1990 when he founded the Swanson & Perry Attorneys & Counselors in Cadillac. Bob enjoyed reading science journals, current events, and spreading his acquired knowledge. He was an amateur photographer and an avid baseball/sports enthusiast, but most of all loved spending time with family and friends. Survivors include his children: Suzanne, Elizabeth, Robert, and Christina Swanson and the mother of his children Joanne (Geha) Swanson; his mother, Ella Mae Swanson; a sister, Karla Swanson; 2 brothers: Larry (Victoria) Swanson and Fred (Sheri) Swanson; nieces & nephews: David Jr. (Jamie), Paul (Sarah), Darrick (Andrea), Sean, Marisa, Jacob, Jameson, Jake Frasen, Ahnna Swanson, Rebecca & William Farwell; grandnieces and nephews: Christian, Darian, Isabella, Evan, Luke and Dylan. He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley Swanson and a sister, Roberta Blanchard. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, April 15, 2011 at the Augustana Lutheran Church in Tustin with Pastor Michael Holman, S.A.M. and Pastor James Helmboldt officiating. Friends may meet the family from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Thursday at the Peterson Funeral Home in Cadillac. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church of Leroy or to Victory Outreach Fellowship Church of Cadillac. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.
Robert C. Swanson of Leroy died Monday morning, April 11, 2011 in Cadillac. He was 60. He was born on August 30, 1950 in Reed City to Stanley & Ella Mae (Stenman) Swanson. After graduating from Pine River High School in 1968 Bob went to Northwestern... View Obituary & Service Information
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