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Evelyn Mae Swanson

February 4, 1926 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 96)

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Evelyn Swanson (Ev) 96, passed away on April 23, 2022 in Brookdale Assisted Living, Vernon Hills, (Grayslake, Cary, Melrose Park), beloved wife of (late) Eugene (Gene) Swanson; dear mother of Susan (late Richard) Sander and James (Joan) Swanson; cherished grandmother of David (Juanita) Bishop; Kimberly Bishop; loving great grandmother of Jennifer Bishop; Jonathan Bishop and great great grandmother of Nadia Bishop.  After a family visit on Friday evening 4/22, she passed quietly in her sleep early Saturday 4/23 in her own bed.  She is remembered for her kind heart and generosity to family and friends.  She had a great love for animals; they are with her.  She is at peace with no more pain. 

Evelyn was a retired teacher who taught in the Melrose Park elementary schools, Proviso East and Proviso West High Schools.  She enjoyed engaging in many outdoor sports, water skiing, snow skiing, snow mobiles, tennis, and golf.  She and her late husband Gene enjoyed traveling.  One of her favorite things to do was sit back and read novels. 

Evelyn was cremated and lies in the niche next to her husband Eugene (Gene) at Warren Cemetery.  A memorial is scheduled for July 18, 2022 at 1:00PM at Warren Funeral Home, 1475 N. Cemetery Road, Gurnee, Illinois.  847-855-2760.  www.warrencemetery.com 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society are appreciated. 

Warren Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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