August W. Swanson

August (Augie) William Swanson (May 16, 1934 – Oct. 29, 2019) was born to Carl A. and Ruby Swanson. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Caroline (Lundgren) Swanson.

He graduated from Waukegan High School then Graduated from South Dakota State College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1957. He was a 2nd Lt. in the Army then worked for Manville Corporation until he retired.

He enjoyed family vacations (especially Hawaii), reading (especially the Bible) golfing, dancing, walking, eating out and spending time with the love of his life, Nancy.

He was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. He was active with the Milford , NH Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses , the Morrisville, VT Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and attended the Castle Rock, CO Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Augie and Nancy’s children are Karen Lynn Fredrickson, married to Peter H. Fredrickson, Susan Gail Stark, married to Robert E. Stark, William August Swanson, married to Marie Swanson, Andrew David Swanson, married to Dajana Swanson, and Craig Raymond Swanson (deceased). Augie and Nancy’s grandchildren are William August Swanson, Jr., Nathan Ray Fredrickson, Kristy Lynn Stark, Michelle Sarah Prunier, Kimberly Marie Barbour, Tyler C. W. Swanson, Danica Caroline Swanson, and David Zivko Swanson, and their great-grandchildren are Jade and Jasper Prunier, Riley and Jude August Swanson, and Malachi August Barbour.

There will be visiting hours on October 31, 2019 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Faith Funeral Home in Morrisville, Vermont. There will be a burial at the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Castle Rock, CO on November 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. and a Funeral Service at 1:00pm at the Wilton, NH, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Any donations may be sent to JW.org.