|Margaret T. "Sissy" Swenson|
|Date Of Birth:||Aug. 14, 1924|
|Date Of Death:||April 12, 2012|
|Service Date:||April 16, 2012 at 10:00am|
Margaret T. "Sissy" Swenson
Margaret Theodora "Sissy" Swenson, 87, of
Lindsborg, formerly of Salina, passed away Thursday, April 12th, at
Bethany Home, in Lindsborg.
Margaret Ostberg was born in Bridgeport, Kansas on
August 14, 1924, the daughter of the late Sarah C. (Miller) Ostberg
and Amos T. Ostberg. She worked as the Director of
Medical Records at the Lindsborg Community Hospital for 23
years. She and Earl Conrad Swenson were married at the
Assaria Lutheran Church on Feb. 16, 1947 where she and Earl have
been members ever since. Sissy was a member of the church council,
W.E.L.C.A., was a volunteer at Asbury Hospital, and a volunteer for
RSVP. She graduated from Brown Mackie Business College in
She is survived by her husband of the home; a
daughter, Melanie Ann Reed, of Broomfield, CO; two sons Kerwin
Swenson, and his wife Nancy, of Colorado Springs, CO; Meredith
Wayne Swenson, and his wife Sheryl, of Concordia; daughter-in-law
Diana Swenson, of Rose Hill, KS; twin brother, Theodore "Bud"
Ostberg and wife Ruth of Assaria; 12 grandchildren and 19 1/2 great
grandchildren. Sissy was preceded in death by her parents,
her son Conrad, and two sisters; Eileen Cooper & Enid
Friends are invited to call on Sunday, Apr. 15 from
1:00pm to 8:00pm, with the family present from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at
Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held at the Assaria
Lutheran Church on Monday, April 16th, at 10:00am.
Officiants are Rev. Brian Bauer and Rev. Bill Buschbom officiating.
Interment will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery west of Bridgeport,
The family requests that memorials may be made to
the Assaria Lutheran Church. For more information or to send
an email condolence visit www.carlsonfh.net and on