Robert E. Swanson age 68 of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Robert was born July 18, 1951 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Harold and Delores (Dean) Swanson. He graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1969. Robert married Jacqueline DeLong June 13, 1974 in Missouri Valley, Iowa. She passed away August 25, 2009. Robert worked as a Custodian at Boys Town for many years. He loved his dog Cuddles and horses.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents, wife Jackie, son Kevin sister Linda, father and mother in-law, John and Beverly DeLong.
Robert is survived by his children: Danny Swanson and wife Molly of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Nicole Brickey and husband Waylon of Omaha, Nebraska, Tony Swanson and wife Missy of Council Bluffs, Iowa, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the Community of Christ Church in Missouri Valley, Iowa after the burial at the cemetery.
Military Honors will be conducted by Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missouri Valley.
In Loving Memory Of Robert E. Swanson
Born July 18, 1951 Council Bluffs, Iowa
Entered Into Rest October 21, 2019 Omaha, Nebraska
Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2019
Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa
Officiating Pastor Connie McWilliams
“When I Get To Where I’m Going” “Daddy’s Hands”
“Amazing Grace” “Holes In The Floor of Heaven”
Jay DeLong Danny Swanson
Tony Swanson Waylon Brickey
Dalton DeLong Jesse Swanson
Final Resting Place Calhoun Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa