Terry John Swanson, age 39, of Blackhawk, SD, formerly of the Milaca, Princeton, Onamia and Bock areas, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013.
Terry was born November 5, 1973, in Milaca, the son of Lanney Swanson and Ruth Swanson-Burandt-Hughley.
Terry worked as a machinist since 1995, he was a hard worker and conscientious at his job. He loved to hunt and fish. Terry was well liked in every community he lived in and had many friends. He enjoyed visiting with his friends and family and had a love for people, especially children.
Terry is survived by his parents, Lanney (Marilyn) Swanson of Starbuck and Ruth (Dave) Hughley of Onamia; step-father Ivan Burandt of Blackhawk, S.D.; brother Travis Swanson of Bock; step-siblings Jeff, Josh, Jessica, Tammy, Kristi and Jerry; grandparents Mary Herchenhahn and Alvin and Flora Burandt; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Chester and Edna Swanson and William Herchenhahn; and aunt Debbie Swanson.
A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, August 3 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton with visitation held from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the service on Saturday. Pastor Terry Grzybowski will officiate and interment will be in Dalbo Baptist Cemetery.
Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton, is in charge of arrangements.