August William Swanson
May 16, 1934 – October 29, 2019
August (Augie) William Swanson (May 16, 1934-Oct. 29, 2019) was born to Carl A. and Ruby Swanson. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Caroline (Lundgren) Swanson. He graduated from Waukegan High School then graduated from South Dakota State College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1957. He was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army and then worked for Manville Corporation until he retired. He enjoyed family vacations (especially in Hawaii), reading (especially the Bible) golfing, dancing, walking, eating out and spending time with the love of his life, Nancy.
He was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. He was active with the Milford, NH Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, the Morrisville, VT Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and attended the Castle Rock, CO Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Augie and Nancy’s children are Karen Lynn Fredrickson, married to Peter H. Fredrickson; Susan Gail Stark, married to Robert E. Stark; William August Swanson, married to Marie Swanson; Andrew David Swanson, married to Dajana Swanson; and Craig Raymond Swanson (deceased).
Augie and Nancy’s grandchildren are William August Swanson, Jr., Nathan Ray Fredrickson; Kristy Lynn Stark, Michelle Sarah Prunier, Kimberly Marie Barbour, Tyler C. W. Swanson, Danica Caroline Swanson and David V. Swanson and their great-grandchildren are Jade and Jasper Prunier; Riley and Jude August Swanson and Malachi August Barbour.
There will be visiting hours on October 31, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Faith Funeral Home, 165 Brooklyn St., Morrisville, VT. Burial will be at the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Castle Rock, CO and a funeral service to follow at the Wilton, NH Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Any donations may be sent to JW.org.
- Committal Service Saturday, November 2, 2019