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Robert L. Swanson, 90

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Robert L. Swanson, 90, of Long Beach, Calif., died Sunday, Feb. 16.

He was born to the late Milton and Matilda Swanson, Nov. 16, 1923, in St. Paul, Minn., and raised on a farm in Rosemount, Minn. Robert joined the Army and served from 1942-1964 in multiple locations including New Guinea, Korea, and the Philippines, attaining the rank of Sergeant before retiring from service and relocating to Long Beach, Calif. in 1965.

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Robert was a dedicated provider to his late wife, Katherine (Hlushko) Swanson, and surviving daughter, Judith Swanson, grandchildren Michelle (Sutliff) Ma, and James Sutliff, and 4 great-grandchildren: Tyler, Jessyka, Oliver, and Theodore. Robert is also survived by his sister Rita Karnick of Rosemount, Minn.

Funeral arrangements are being made by The Neptune Society and Riverside National Cemetery and will be announced at a later date.

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