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Mary M. Swanson

July 7, 2013

Mary M. Swanson, 96, of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of Dagus Mines, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in Bozeman, Mont.
She was born May 20, 1917 in Force, daughter of the late Alex and Lena Gornati Falcettoni.
On January 8, 1938 in Dagus Mines, she married Lyle L. Swanson, who preceded her in death on January 26, 2001.
Mrs. Swanson was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1935. She was a member of the St. Boniface Church.
She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Sharon Swanson of Bozeman, Mont.; three grandchildren, Arrick Swanson of West Yellowstone, Mont., Aaron Swanson of Houston, Texas, and Tamela Swanson of Arizona; two great-granddaughters; four great-grandsons; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Anna Jane Weipert of Arizona; and by several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Lyle Swanson, who passed away in 2007; a sister, Josephine Mattone; three brothers, Maurice Falcettoni, John Falcettoni, and Andrew Falcettoni; and a sister-in-law, Willa Falcettoni. She was the last member of her immediate family.
Due to the renovation of the St. Boniface Church, a Mass of Christian Burial for Mary M. Swanson will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. James Faluszczak officiating.
Burial will follow in the Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Ridgway.
Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Saturday morning, from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a favorite charity.
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