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Ralph Swanstrom

August 19, 1921 — October 30, 2014

Ralph Swanstrom

Ralph H. Swanstrom, 93, of Bridgman passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Woodland Terrace in Bridgman.

A memorial service will be held 11 AM Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Woodland Shores Baptist Church, 3555 Shawnee Road, Bridgman, with Pastor David Londot officiating. Friends may meet with the family from 6 - 8 PM Friday at Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Three Oaks. Memorial contributions may be given to Woodland Shores Baptist Church.

Ralph was born August 19, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the late S. Gustav and Hilevi M. (Larson) Swanstrom. Ralph served in the US Army in the 10th Mount Division during WWII and was a mechanical designer for Argonne National Laboratory. He was a member of Woodland Shores Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Barbara of 48 years; children - Harold R. (Nancy) Swanstrom, Paul (Donna) Swanstrom, Susan Roseen, Jan (Steven) Doner, James (Stacey) Roseen; ten grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.

Ralph was also preceded in death by his first wife Shirley (Wieneke) in 1963.


6 - 8 PM ,Friday, October 31, 2014
Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow Hwy Bridgman, MI 49106

Memorial Service

11 AM ,Saturday, November 1, 2014
Woodland Shores Baptist Church
3555 W. Shawnee Road Bridgman, MI 49106

Private Family Graveside

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