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Kenneth Alroy Swenson

April 9, 1932 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Kenneth Swenson Obituary

Kenneth Alroy Swenson, age 91 of Albert City, Iowa passed away peacefully on January 15, 2024 at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake, Iowa. 

Funeral services will take place Monday, January 22, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial will be in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 21, 2024 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. Memorials may be directed to Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements. 

Kenny was born on April 9, 1932 to Anton and Ruth Swenson of Clayton, Wisconsin. When Kenny was four, they moved to a farm near Kandiyohi, Minnesota. He attended Tripolis Lutheran Church in rural Kandiyohi and graduated from Wilmar Minnesota High School.

Kenny served in the United States Navy from 1951 to 1955 during the Korean War where he was stationed in Boston, Massachusetts. It was in Boston that he met the love of his life, Lorraine Connors. They were married in Boston on November 17, 1953. This marriage was blessed with two children: Sandra and Glen.

In 1955, they moved to Albert City, Iowa where he began farming with his uncle, Gus Swenson. He farmed for 42 years, retiring in 1997. During his retirement years he enjoyed helping out on the farm, was Board Chairman for Pleasant View Nursing home and also enjoyed doing maintenance for the nursing home. He made many special friends with the nursing home staff.

Kenny was a member of the Albert City Legion and was a devoted member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Albert City. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband of 67 years, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Left to cherish his memory include his son, Glen (Betty) of Albert City, Iowa; son-in-law: Jeff Adams of Madison, Alabama; grandchildren: Jillian Turner of Madison, Alabama; Kyle (Jenn) Swenson of Albert City, Iowa; Karla (Josh) Dahlin of Ankeny, Iowa; great-grandchildren: Khloe Turner; Tate Swenson; Hudson, Boyd and Eve Dahlin; extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Anton and Ruth Swenson; wife: Lorraine Swenson; daughter: Sandra Adams; siblings: Arnold (Catherine) Swenson; Lorraine (Bill) Elmquist; Florence (Alton) Erickson; siblings-in-law: Franny Connors; Bill (Judy) Connors; Irene Connors; and niece: Laura Vernon.  

Special thanks to the staff at Methodist Manor and St. Croix Hospice for their loving care. 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 21, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sliefert Funeral Home Albert City
514 North 4th Street
Albert City, IA 50510

Funeral Service
Monday
January 22, 2024

11:00 AM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church -- Albert City
401 Spruce street
Albert City, IA 50510

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