Violet Swanson

Violet Swanson, 94, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.

She was a longtime Forest Lake resident, farmer and bus driver.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake. It will continue one hour prior to service at the church.

Interment will be at Scandinavian Cemetery.

She is survived by her children, Darrell (Diane), Richard (Bonnie), Danna Feldmann, Dolly Gardner; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin.

Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, Forest Lake or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Webster, Wis.