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SWANSON, Bettie Joyce 'B.J.' Born February 12, 1926, in Clintonville, Wisconsin and entered into Heaven on October 27, 2010, in Bedford, Texas at the age of 84. She lived in Lancaster for several years and worked for the Lancaster School District and the Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency where she retired as the Chief Accountant in 1990. The past 4 years she has lived in Keller, Texas. She influenced everyone with her sweet and loving spirit and giving heart. She was truly a blessing to everyone that knew and loved her and she will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russ Swanson; parents, George and Emma Marquardt; brothers Orvil and Arlyn (Mark) Marquardt. Survivors include daughters Debbie McIver (Mike), Linda Wilson and son Dennis Swanson; grandchildren Allison McIver, Shelby McIver, Jarrod Wilson (Kimberly), Jennifer Elder (Coby) and Cameron Swanson; great- granddaughters Chloe and Einin, also several very special nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 3, 2010, immediately followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m., both at Joshua Memorial Park & Mortuary, 808 East Lancaster Boulevard. Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or American Cancer Society (breast cancer).

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