Marilyn Kern Swanson

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Marilyn Kern Swanson
Mrs Bob Swanson

Retired April 1998 after 40 years in nursing

- 11 years at Lady of Mercy Hospital in Alexandria MN,
- 28 years at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria MN.
- Palo Pinto General Hospital in Mineral Wells, Texas

Birthday: April 8
4 Grandchildren

Pictured here at Mary Ellen Kennedy Kollodge's Going Away Party in April 2004.

Marilyn and husband, Bob Swanson


Marilyn at 50 year class reunion - September 2005

from left:  Donna Stuewer Budig, Irene Damm Politiske, and Marilyn.


Marilyn at the 50 year class reunion - September 2005

from left:  Herb Budig (Donna Stuewer's husband), Paul Skalman (Mabel Politiske's husband), Donna Stuewer Budig, Irene Damm Politiske, and Marilyn

in background:  Joyce Smith Leslie (in orange), Joyce Bounds Thomson (on Joyce Smith's right), Mabel Politiske Skalman (standing in white), and Joan Welch Conlin (between Donna & Irene)


Marilyn at the 50 year class reunion - September 2005

Marilyn (in striped top), Irene Damm Politiske, Joan Welch Conlin and husband, Bernie, Vera Walz Wegscheid and husband, Vince; Leo Hoffman, Allen Fultz (class of 1954 - he set up the PA system), and Allen's wife, Helen (in white with back to camera)



In June 2003, Marilyn was one of twelve WHS55 ladies who got together for dinner at the Uptown Cafe in Wadena

from left:  Darlene Bagdons Hosner, Helen Horn Leaderbrand, and Marilyn..


June 2003 get-together at Uptown Cafe

Seated from left:  Joyce Bounds Thomson, Irene Damm Politiske, Mabel Politiske Skalman, Virginia Berg Macklem, and Mary Ellen Kennedy Kollodge.

Standing from left:  Donna Stuewer Budig, Vera Walz Wegscheid, Darlene Bagdons Hosner, Phyllis Braun Wilkening, Dorie Nyberg Sweere, Helen Horn Leaderbrand, and Marilyn.

Marilyn at her home in Wadena

Christmas 2002

Marilyn (third from left) at the 45 year reunion in September 2000.

from left:

Phyllis Busker Burns, Bob Swanson (Marilyn's  husband), Marilyn, Jim Stach, Ruth Hall Nelson, and Werner Kautz


August 2000 - at her new home




Christmas 1999

Marilyn at her retirement in April 1998.


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