December 1, 2015

Phyllis Swenson

Phyllis Elaine (Stevens) Swenson, 84, of Mound, Minn. passed away peacefully on Nov. 4, 2015, at her home surrounded by family.
Phyllis was born and raised in Watford City, N.D., where she graduated from high school.  
She went on to attend Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and UND in Grand Forks, N.D., where she majored in music.
She married her longtime friend and sweetheart, Oscar Swenson, on Feb. 16, 1951.
Phyllis was a proud, compassionate soul. She devoted herself to her husband and family. She was a pillar of strength and support. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
She was a member of the Eastern Stars, enjoyed bridge club and sorority, taught Sunday school and enjoyed attending Sunday services.   
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Oscar Swenson; daughters, Sherri Featheringill, Toni Erie (Bernie), Tami Haines (Alan) and Michelle Wight; brother, Garvin Stevens (Sandra); sister, Karen Stevens; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Loyd and Tilla Stevens, and sister, Shirley Vohs.
Per Phyllis' wishes, private family services will be held.