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Barbara Swenson
Barbara J. Swenson, age 81, of Sterling, died Sunday, March 11, 2012 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Barbara was born September 22, 1930 in Annawan the daughter of Joseph and Erma (Estes) Lee. She married Herman "Bud" Kuster on April 10, 1952 in Kewanee. He died in December of 1979. She married Russell A. Swenson on December 15, 1990 in Sterling. He died January 3, 2009. Barbara was a Registered Nurse for 30 years most recently employed by Exceptional Care and Training Center in Sterling. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling.
Survivors include two sons, Greg (Sue) Kuster of Comstock, Wis. and Kevin (Sandy) Kuster of Sterling; one sister, Gloria (Lee) Homer of Peoria; one brother, Clarence Lee of Kewanee; three grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by both husbands, one sister, and three brothers.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling with Reverend Robert Hasselbring officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 5 - 7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Burial will be at Evergreen Memory Gardens in Kewanee on Friday at 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
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