Harold E. Swanson, age 86, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Harold was born on September 28, 1925 in Missouri Valley, Iowa to Louie and Dorothy (Beebee) Swanson. On June 6, 1948 Harold married Delores Dean, Delores passed away February 4, 2009. Harold served his country in the Army. Harold worked for Eugene Rath as a gas station attendant for eighteen years, and he retired in 1981. He loved watching wrestling on television. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister, one brother and one grandson, Kevin and daughter in law Jackie. Survivors include his daughter, Linda Obrecht of Council Bluffs, Iowa; son, Robert Swanson of Missouri Valley, Iowa; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; sister; June Noland of Omaha, Nebraska. Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday with a prayer service at 7:00 pm at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship to Community of Christ Church after the committal service. In Loving Memory Harold E. Swanson Born September 28, 1925 Missouri Valley, Iowa Entered Into Rest May 26, 2012 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Connie McWilliams Taped Music Selections When I Get To Where Im Going Amazing Grace The Answer To A Soldiers Last Letter Casket Bearers Tony Swanson Danny Swanson Waylon Brickey John Richardson Jason Obrecht Kyle Obrecht Jesse Swanson Final Resting Place Magnolia Cemetery Magnolia, Iowa Military Honors will be conducted by Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missouri Valley.