LOREITA M. SWENSON

LOREITA M. SWENSON
Loreita M. Swenson, age 92, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Sunset Nursing Home, Concordia.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1920, in Randall, Kan., to Peter and Ina (Shoemaker) Kaad. Loreita graduated from Randall High School and received her teaching certificate from Emporia State Teacher's College. She later completed her Bachelor's degree from Colorado State College of Education in Greeley, Colo. Prior to her marriage she taught school in Rossville, Maple Hill, Abilene and Concordia. She married Loraine W. Swenson on June 10, 1954. at the First United Methodist Church, Concordia. He preceded her in death on April 18, 2008. Loreita returned to substitute teaching in 1968 at all levels. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Keystone Sunday School class and Delta Kappa Gamma.
She is survived by her son, Darrel and wife Joanne of Omaha, Neb.; daughter Marlys Burke and husband Byron of Derby; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loraine; parents and sister, Margaret Hart.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the First United Methodist Church, Concordia, with the Rev. Tessa Zehring officiating. Burial will follow the services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. with family greeting friends from 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. The family suggest memorials to the Church in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.

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