Margery (Pat) Swenson passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 16 with her family at her side. The funeral service will be held Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, with Pastor George Fleming officiating. Internment will follow at the family plot in Mt. Ida Cemetery, with a reception held after at Crossroads Free Methodist Church, Shuswap St., Salmon Arm, to continue to share the fond memories of Pat.
Pat was born in High River, Alberta on Oct. 30, 1938. She moved to Calgary in 1946 where she met her late husband Harold Swenson. The two married in 1956 and moved to the Shuswap in 1965, with their three children to run Harold’s Texaco Service. In later years Pat enjoyed working at the Matchbox, where she served her loyal customers for over 22 years. Pat is remembered as a strong and caring woman and for her love of camping, gardening, and talking about her grandchildren.
Pat was predeceased by her husband Harold Swenson in 1999. She is survived by her loving daughters, Wendy Bond, Cindy and Bob Sundmark, Sandy and Terry Bell; 3 grandchildren: Chrissy, Cody, and Riley Bell; also by her brothers and sisters, Bonnie and Keith Peet, and Dean and Lou Biggs; and numerous nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to Swenson_Family@hotmail.com
Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.
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