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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Robert Jean Swan

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  • Robert Jean Swan, 84, of Springfield, MO, formerly of Hannibal, MO, died at 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at his home in Springfield following a brief illness.
    Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal. Pastor Mark Burkey will officiate.
    Mr. Swan was born on June 20, 1928, in Hannibal, the son of Kenneth Swan and Helen Dodd Swan. He married Alberta Miller on December 25, 1949, in Shelbina, MO and she survives.
    His parents and a brother, Bill Swan, preceded him in death.
    He is survived by his wife Alberta Swan; two daughters: Barbara (Ron) Gielow of Springfield, MO, and Linda (Joe) Baker of Wellington, KS; four grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
    Mr. Swan was active in the United States Air Force for 26 years, a veteran of three wars; WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He was a bronze medal recipient and was also an active member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Shriners.
    Memorials may be given to The Hospice Palliative Care in Springfield, MO in care of Grand View Funeral Home.
    Condolences sent to condolences@grandviewfuneral.com.
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