Ronald Keith Swenson, age 73, of Strum, formerly of Blair, died on Thursday, April 13, 2023 in
the Family Circle Assisted Living in Strum.
Ron was born on September 19, 1949 to Harold L. and Marion B. (Holstad) Swenson.
Ron owned and operated Swenson’s Bar in Blair from 1979-1994 with his brother, Steve.
Ron served in the United States Army, spending a lot of his time in the service as a drummer
with the Army Band. He enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycle, shooting pool, spending time on
the farm and hunting with his nieces. Ron loved to make others laugh with his many jokes.
Ron is survived by his daughter, Chelsea (Garrett) Vorce of Mondovi; two brothers, Steve
(Patricia Hotchkiss) Swenson of Taylor and Dale (Cindy) Swenson of Blair; nieces and
nephews, Amber, Jenna, Renae, Scott and Mark and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by a brother, Michael.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Theresa Olson and all of the staff at
Family Circle in Strum for their kindness, loving care and friendship.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the Rest Haven
Cemetery in Blair with Pastor Paul Sannerud officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the
Knudtson-Mattison American Legion Post #231.
A luncheon and celebration of life will be held after the services at the Preston Town Hall in
Blair from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
The Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.

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