Gary Richard Swenson, age 60, of Princeton passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, MN. Gary was born on March 20, 1953, in Erie, PA, the son of Richard and Barbara (Merryman) Swenson. Gary was united in marriage to Janice Brown on March 17, 1996 in Starbuck, MN.
Gary was a painter and wood finisher in the Princeton area. He enjoyed watching Nascar and the races in Princeton. He loved living on his farm near Princeton.
Gary will be dearly missed by his wife Jan of Princeton; parents Richard and Barbara Swenson of Corona, CA; daughters Kara (Monte) Jones of Murrieta, CA and Erin (Robert) Zaglago of Murrieta CA; step-sons Matthew (Lakesha) Bellanti of Golden Valley and Jason Bellanti of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Trevor and Lauren Jones and Noah Bellanti; siblings, Larry Swenson of CA, Deborah (Daniel) Lowe of Oxnard, CA, Rebecca (Paul) Davidson of Corona, CA and Susan (Chuck) Gartner of Chatham, NJ; several nieces, nephews and cousins as well as Jan’s brothers and sisters.
Gary was preceded in death by his grandparents.
A celebration of Gary’s life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 13, 2013 at New Life Church in Princeton, MN with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Pastor Chuck Pruett will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.