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ELDON DEAN SWANSON (February 15, 1954 – August 29, 2023)

Eldon Dean Swanson passed away on Au-gust 29, 2023, in his home in Virginia, MN, where he lived with his longtime partner Terry Johnson. He was born February 15, 1954 in Duluth, MN to John and Norma Swanson.

He grew up in Larsmont, enjoyed trips to the Boundary Waters and times at the Hunting Shack in Toimi with lifelong friends, and his weekly Rail Baron Game. He worked as a Machinist most of his career. Eldon was in the Navy, submarine duty. Eldon returned to live in Larsmont, he developed acreage for family homes on the Swanson Road. After completion of this project, Eldon settled in Brimson, MN for a few years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Norma Swanson, brothers Ardell and Gary. Survived by his loving children Benjamin and MeLisa, his granddaughter Faith Swanson, sisters Sharolyn Blanchard and Marlys Wisch, brother Dennis (Jan) Swan-son, sister-in-law Carol Swanson, and partner Terry Johnson. Numerous nieces and nephews and friends.

Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 16, 2023 at the Silver Creek Town Hall/Pavilion, 1924 Town Road, Two Harbors, MN, starting at 4PM. Food will be provided. We welcome all family and friends, we would like you to share your stories of times with Eldie.

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