Dolores M. Swanson

Dolores M. Swanson, age 87 of York, NE died Friday, September 29, 2017 in Lincoln, NE. She was born March 26, 1930 in Tilden, NE to William and Mamie (Millikin) Sapp. On November 18, 1951 she was married to Donald M. Swanson at the E.U. B. Church in York. Dolores worked as a legal secretary for the Lunner Law firm in York. Dolores was a former member of the East Avenue United Methodist Church, and was a current member of the Horizons United Methodist Church in Lincoln. She was also involved with the Lamplighters Extension Club, former secretary of the I.O.O.F. Lodge, was a member of the Win Two E.U.B. Sunday School Class in York, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the United Methodist Church where she also served as the church secretary and treasurer. Dolores was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved pretty things, tea parties with the little girls, activities with her boys, scenic drives, and visiting with friends.

She is survived by her children Debra Sprouse of Lincoln, NE, Mark (Elaine) Swanson of Omaha, NE, and Amy (Merle) Wright of York, NE; grandchildren Will Sprouse of Lincoln, Emilee Jeratowski of Lincoln, Eric Swanson of Omaha, Mason, Tyler, and Megan Wright all of York; and great-grandchildren Maranda and Jaiden Jeratowski. She is also survived by her brother Maurice (June) Sapp of Grand Island, sister Phyllis Speidel of Lincoln; step-grandchildren Tiara Boyd and Melissa Boyd and their children of Omaha, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Don, son-in-law Bill, and her brother-in-law Bill.

Private family graveside services were held in Greenwood Cemetery, York with the Pastor John Ewton officiating. No viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family for later charitable projects.

Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.