Mr. Gordon Swanson of Melita, passed away at the Deloraine Health Centre on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the age of 85.
He was predeceased by his wife, Joyce in 2010; parents, Carl & Ruth (Johnston) Swanson; two brothers, Arnold (Irene) and Ken; sister, Gloria (Herb) Taylor; brother-in-law, Earl Pryor; sister-in-law, Margaret (Armund) Caouette.
Gordon is survived by his two children, Carl (Karen) and Diane; best friend, Catherine Eisthen; (Catherine’s family, Barb (Ian) Craven, Linda (Mike) Dean, and Terry (Linsay) Eisthen; three sisters, Arlene Masson, Laurie Swanson, and Marlys (Gary) Mitchel; brother-in-law, Gordon (Madelaine) Pryor; nieces and nephews, Mike (Roberta) Brown (Jace & Dylan), Joan Brown (Seth & Taylor), Murray (Shelia) Brown, Janet Maxwell, Dwayne (Karla) Swanson, Karen (George) Tanner, Carla Swanson, Laurissa (Aaron) Harkness.
A Funeral Service for Gordon will take place at the Victoria United Church, Melita, MB on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 2:00pm. Reverend Barb Alston will officiate with burial to follow at the Melita Cemetery.
Donations may be given to the Taylor Renwick Sponsor a Minor Hockey Player Fund, Box 71, Napinka, MB R0M 1N0
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Gordon Calay Swanson October 22 1933 December 30 2018 (age 85)..