Lori Swanson

Lori Swanson

PAXTON – Lori R. Swanson, 46, of Paxton died at 1:02 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 8, 2012) at Illinois Knights Templar Home, Paxton.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Glen Cemetery, Paxton, with the Rev. Terry Cooper officiating.

Lori was born May 23, 1966, in Paxton, the daughter of Karl and Joanne Anderson Swanson.

She is survived by her mother of Paxton; eight sisters, Karen Marshall, Cheryl Niccum, Rhonda (Dennis) Elson, Donna (Mike) Auld, Debbie (Dick) Vance, Brenda (Mitch) Franzen, Lisa (Jeff) Cox and Gwen (Nate) Kirchner; four brothers, Steve (Minnie) Swanson, Doug (Kim) Swanson, Jim (Wendy) Swanson and Brian Swanson; 28 nieces and nephews and 25 great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, a sister and a niece.

Lori graduated from Gibson High School in 1984. She enjoyed her music and TV.

Memorials may be made to the National Down Syndrome Society or an organization of the donor's choice.