July 1, 1925 – December 7, 2018
Robert was born July 1, 1925, in Lyons, to Emel and Cora (Schrader) Swanson. He passed away December 7, 2018. Bob graduated from Lyons High School in 1942. On May 20, 1950, he married Arleen D. Heitmann. Bob retired from Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Co. and Americom Communication Corp.
He served in the South Pacific on the USS LSM 213 amphibious ship during WWII while in the US Navy. He is a member of the VFW Post 131, Lincoln.
Preceded in death by wife, Arleen; parents; sisters, Eloise Knox and Gloria Poeschl; brothers, Garland, Russ and Ben and sister-in-law, Loretta Swanson. Survived by sister-in-law, Joan of Omaha.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Monday, December 17, at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th Street. Condolences: lincolnfh.com