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Marise Elaine Swanson

July 2, 1930 December 16, 2017
Marise Elaine Swanson
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Obituary for Marise Elaine Swanson

Marise Elaine Swanson, age 87, of Pekin, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Marise was born on July 2, 1930 in Peoria, IL to Edwin J. and Lena (Doubet) Schwarting. She married Everett “Phil” Swanson on June 8th 1978 in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. He preceded her in death in October of 1997. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother, George.

Surviving are her sons, Paul (Kim) Brenkman of Germantown Hills, IL and Michael Brenkman of Pekin, IL and two grandsons, Austin Cisna and Tegan Cisna, both of Peoria.
Marise attended Bradley University and was a member of Chi Omega. She worked at Bradley University for over 40 years, retiring in 2005 and was on the sorority house board at Bradley. Marise attended Sunnyland Christian Church with her son and daughter-in-law and she loved to quilt. She was a member of the Miller Center quilting group as well as Project Linus.

Cremation rites will be accorded and services will be private. Memorials may be made to the Miller Senior Center in Pekin or Project Linus. Arrangements were handled through The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria.


Event Information

Services are private.

Cemetery Details


Parkview Cemetery Final Resting Place

2001 N. University
Peoria, IL 61604

2001 N. University Peoria 61604 IL

Memorial Contribution

Linus Project

P.O. Box 1548
Belton, Missouri 64012

Miller Senior Center

551 S. 14th Street
Pekin, Illinois 61554

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