Emogene M. Swanson

Emogene M. Swanson,

100, formerly of the Frewsburg Rest Home, died Friday Jan. 25, 2013 in Heritage Green Rehab and

Skilled Nursing.

An area resident all of

her life, she was born April

10, 1912, in Jamestown, a

daughter of Albin and Sophia Johnson Frankson.

She was employed by

John W. Tiffany Post No.

53 VFW as a custodian and

earlier had worked for

Manor Oak Skilled Nursing

Facility as a cook and for

Jamestown Royal Furniture.

She is survived by many

nieces and nephews including niece Kathy Westerburg, who was like a

daughter to her, and a special nephew, Winston


She was preceded in

death by her husband, Alvin H. Swanson, whom she

married Sept. 24, 1938, in

Immanuel Lutheran

Church, and who died April

28, 2006; a sister, Allene

Youngberg, and four brothers: Raymond, Stanley,

Carl and Harry Frankson.

The funeral will be held

at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the

Lind Funeral Home. The

Rev. Jerry McCann will officiate.

Burial will be in Sunset

Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received

for one hour prior to the

service Tuesday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made

to Chautauqua County

Humane Society, 2825

Strunk Road, Jamestown,

NY 14701 or a charity of


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