Cherry Blossoms

Carol L. Swanson

September 25, 2020


     Carol L. Swanson, 77, of Pembina, ND passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at her home. A private memorial service will be held at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Burial will take place in the West Mountain Cemetery.

     Carol Leona Bartlette was born July 20, 1943 at Walhalla, ND to Abe and Lilly (Houle) Bartlette. She grew up in Walhalla, where she attended school.  On July 24, 1961 she married William “Bill” Swanson in Grafton, ND, the couple lived in Grand Forks, on a farm near Mountain, ND, Cavalier and Pembina. Carol worked as a CNA at the Borg Home in Mountain, Pembilier Nursing Center, Walhalla, and Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier. She later worked at the cafeteria in the Pembina School.

    Things Carol enjoyed were reading, watching old westerns on TV, and spending time with her grandchildren.

    She is survived by her husband, Bill; children: Carl (Karen) Swanson, Peoria, AZ, Carolyn (Dale) Gillett, Devils Lake, ND, and John (Ashley) Swanson, Fargo, ND; grandchildren Erick, Keith , Kelsey (Andrew) and their daughter, Hannah; Amanda and her children: Lily, Dustin, Aaliyah, Jackson, and Nova; Rose and her children: Abdon, Ali, and Lexi; Paul (Arwin); Bethany (Brett) and daughter, Clara; Sarah (Zac) and son Caleb; Dane; Hailey, Hannah, and Christian. Also surviving her are her siblings: Donald (Julie) Bartlette, Harold (Susan) Bartlette, Alverna (Darryl) LaPorte, Nancy (Randy) Bolderson, Patsy Bartlette, and Pam Bartlette.

     Preceding her in death were her parents; and siblings: Una Mae Renwick, Peggy Blasko, and Randy A. Bartlette.




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