Leslie R. Swan

Leslie R. “Les” Swan, 90, Maplewood, formerly of Forest Lake, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. He was a World War II veteran, former teacher in the Forest Lake school district and a co-founder of the Stripe Drive-In.

Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. Interment was preceded by a short prayer service.

He is survived by his daughter, Lisa and son-in-law, Tom Jackson; brother-in-law Robert (Beverly) Hanson; nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Rosie, who passed away six months ago.

Memorials are preferred to Catholic Charities or to Gillette Children’s Hospital.

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