Elvina I. Swenson, 92, of Mondovi, died on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at American Lutheran Communities, Mondovi.
She was born on Sept. 15, 1924, in Osseo, the daughter of Esten and Inga (Mhyre) Estenson. Elvina graduated from Osseo High School. She later married Roger Swenson on Nov. 15, 1943. After Roger and Elvina were married, they moved to San Antonio, Texas, where Roger was stationed during the war. Once Roger received an honorable discharge from the military, they moved back up to Wisconsin and resided in Black River Falls before moving to their permanent address of Mondovi. Elvina was a devoted and active member of Central Lutheran Church.
Elvina was kind, patient and generous. She enjoyed spending time with the other residents at the Lutheran Home, chatting and visiting with as many as she could. Elvina was a very caring person, and faith and family were most important to her.
Elvina will be sadly missed by her grandson, Eric (Andrea) Swenson and their son, Guy, all of Hayward; daughter-in-law, Janice Swenson of Lookout; brothers, Wallace (Velda) Swenson and Alan (Faye) Swenson; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger; son, Paul; brothers, Earl and Arnold.
A memorial service was held at Talbot Family Funeral Homes - Mondovi Chapel on Monday, June 26, 11 a.m., with Pastor Rolf Morck of Central Lutheran Church officiating. Burial followed in Riverside Lutheran Cemetery. A memorial gathering was held at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Please share your memories and condolences online at www.talbotfuneralhomes.com.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the 3rd floor at the Mayo Health Systems, the Mayo Hospice staff, especially Mary, Amber and Maddie, and the entire staff at American Lutheran Communities.