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June 22, 1919-Sept. 19, 2008

Former Detroit Lakes resident Robert N. Swanson, 89, of Austin, Minn., died Friday, September 19, 2008 at Fieldcrest Care Center in Hayfield, Minn.


Robert Neil Swanson was born to John and Sannie (Trowbridge) Swanson on June 22, 1919 in Otter Tail County. He married Sara Saumweber on Dec. 31, 1944 in Fargo. Robert attended St. Paul Bible Institute and became an ordained pastor. He also worked in the U.S. Postal Service.

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