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Dolores Swanson – Metz Mortuary

    Dolores Swanson
    Dolores M. Swanson, 87, of York, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 in Lincoln.

    She was born March 26, 1930 in Tilden, to William and Mamie (Millikin) Sapp.
    On Nov. 18, 1951 she was married to Donald M. Swanson at the E.U. B. 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, taught Sunday school and was a member of the Win Two E.U.B. Sunday School Class in York, was 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, Mark (Elaine) Swanson of Omaha and Amy (Merle) Wright of York; grandchildren, Will Sprouse of Lincoln, Emilee Jeratowski of Lincoln, Eric Swanson of Omaha, Mason, Tyler, and Megan Wright, all of York; 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 of Omaha, and their children, along with many nieces, nephews, and a host of 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 will be held in Greenwood Cemetery, York with the Reverend John Ewton officiating. No viewing or visitation. There will be a time of fellowship with the family at 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in York. Memorials may be directed to the family for later charitable projects. 

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