OBITUARY

Wendy L. Swanson

January 26, 1957April 9, 2019
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Wendy L. Swanson, 62, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Mercy in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines with a visitation from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.

Wendy was born January 26, 1957 in Minneapolis, MN to Vern and Martha Swanson. She graduated from Valley High School and went on to receive her Bachelor’s in Education from UNI and her Master’s in Psychology from Drake. Her teaching career spanned 40 years as a French Teacher, with 38 of those years at Dowling Catholic High School.

Wendy is survived by her husband, David Kennedy; two brothers, Curt (Julie) and Greg; two nephews; and a great-niece and great-nephew; and many other beloved family members. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a future designation.

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  • Wendy is survived by her husband, David; two brothers, Curt (Julie) and Greg; two nephews; and a great-niece and great-nephew; and many other beloved family members. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Biography

Wendy L. Swanson, 62, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Mercy in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines with a visitation from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.

Wendy was born January 26, 1957 in Minneapolis, MN to Vern and Martha Swanson. She graduated from Valley High School and went on to receive her Bachelor’s in Education from UNI and her Master’s in Psychology from Drake. Her teaching career spanned 40 years as a French Teacher, with 38 of those years at Dowling Catholic High School.

Wendy is survived by her husband, David Kennedy; two brothers, Curt (Julie) and Greg; two nephews; and a great-niece and great-nephew; and many other beloved family members. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a future designation.