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Obituary for Betty Lou Swanner

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Betty Lou Swanner

July 1, 1928 - April 27, 2015

Betty Lou Swanner

July 1, 1928 – April 27, 2015


Betty Lou Swanner, 86, completed her earthly mission on Monday, April 27, 2015.  She was born July 1, 1928 to Charles Clay Johnson and Maude Edna Ford in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Betty married her sweetheart Glen on March 7, 1943 in San Luis Obispo, California.  They were later sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple for Time and Eternity.


Betty enjoyed life and loved shopping and having lunch with the girls.  She loved cooking Sunday dinners, visiting with family, bowling, camping, playing cards and anything that involved friends and family.


Betty was best known for her neatly kept red hair, her infectious laughter and polite demeanor.  She enjoyed working and had a lengthy career as a department store security officer at Weinstock’s in the Ogden City Mall.


Betty was a member of the LDS Church and loved singing in church meetings.  She always had a smile and quick wit to greet you with.


Betty is survived by four daughters and a granddaughter that she raised: Glenda (Steve) Packer, Sharon (John) Rausch, Dianne (Raymond) Frantz, Debbie Hovater and Shanna (Rory) Graves; 14 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren and nine great – great grandchildren.


Betty is preceded in death by her sweetheart, Glen B. Swanner; a son-in-law and two grandchildren.


Betty will be greatly missed by her family and loving caregivers.  The family would like to thank Hospice for Utah and Caregivers Support Network for all their love and gentle care that was extended to them.


Funeral Services will be held Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11:00 am at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.  Family will greet friends Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday prior to services from 9:45 to 10:45 am at Leavitt’s Mortuary.  Interment will follow at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park.


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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Friends and family may visit with the family one hour prior to Services on Friday, May 1, 2015 from 9:45 tp 10:45

Service Information

Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 - 36th St., , Ogden, UT, 84403

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Born: July 1, 1928
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