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Rev. Berner V. Swanson
June 20, 1922 Nov. 2, 2010
Berner “Bud” Swanson, 88, passed away Nov. 2 in Minneapolis, Minn. He was a native of Youngstown Colony, Turlock. Bud attended Johnson Joint School through eighth grade and graduated from Turlock High School in 1940.

After serving the Evangelical Covenant Church as an ordained minister, he retired back to Turlock in 1987. In 2001 Bud moved to Covenant Village of Golden Valley in Minnesota.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Harriett; children, Kerstin (John) Hilton, Gordy (Anne Vining) Swanson, and Karlene (Sheldon) Crabtree; grandchildren, Charissa and Curtis; and sister, Vera Anderson of Turlock.

Services and internment will be in Minnesota.

Memorials may be made to Covenant Village of Golden Valley Benevolent Care Fund, 5800 St. Croix Ave. N., Golden Valley, MN  55422.