Swanson, Edward A. May 2, 1925 – Apr 5, 2009 Bellevue, NE. Founding member of Bellevue Little Theatre and Life Time Member of TAG, WWII B-29 Bombardier in the Pacific Theater. Survived by his wife, Bette; daughters, Chris E. Swanson, Omaha, Jan and husband, Steve Gabrial, Papillion, NE; sons, Eric A. “Ric” and wife, Tammi, Council Bluffs, IA, Martin E. “Marty” and wife Collen of Bellevue; sister, Luella “Susie” and husband John Forrest of CA; brother, Emil “Ted” and wife Jeri Swanson of Omaha; grandchildren, Amanda Gard, Brian and wife Jenna; Kari and Christopher Gabrial; Nicholas and Samantha Swanson, Sean Swanson and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Luella and sister, Helen Craig. FUNERAL SERVICE Thursday, April 9th, 11am St. Lukes Lutheran Church, 24th & I St, Omaha. Interment Bellevue Cemetery with Full Military Honors by Benson VFW Post #2503. VISITATION Wednesday, April 8th 6-8pm with Prayer Service 7pm at Bellevue Memorial Chapel. The family suggests memorials to St. Lukes Furnace or Garden Fund; or Bellevue Little Theatre or South High Alumni Fund.
BELLEVUE MEMORIAL CHAPEL Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler 22nd & Hancock, Bellevue 291-5000