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Leroy Swan

Tuesday, February 18, 2003

Leroy Arthur Swan, 79, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home.

Born Nov. 24, 1923, in Aberdeen, S.D., he worked as a railroad engineer for Burlington-Northern Railroad before retiring. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II. He moved to Cherokee Village eight years ago from Aurora, Ill. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and was of the Lutheran faith.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ann Swan of Cherokee Village; a son and his wife, Mark and Cindy Swan of Aurora, Ill.; two stepsons and their wives -- Butch and Dianne Stevens of Charlotte, N.C., and Tim and Barb Stevens of Aurora, Ill.; a stepdaughter and her husband, Jenyne and Randy Sneed of Williford; six grandchildren -- Jeremy Rowland, Chad Woolard, Becky Swan, Mary Ann Swan, Zachary Stevens and Zoe Stevens; and three great-grandchildren -- Jeremy Ty, Tristen Ryan, and Cheyenne Renee.

No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.

In lieu of flowers the, family requests memorials be made to the VFW.