Mrs. Evelyn L. Swearingen, 95, of Galesburg, Illinois died 6:35 a.m. Monday, July 5, 2021 at Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg.
She was born March 22, 1926 in Galesburg to Axel and Anna (Anderson) Fahlund. She married Raymond G. Swearingen on April 9, 1950 in Knoxville, Illinois. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2014.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia (and Randall) Roberts of Galesburg and Linda (and Anthony) Enes of Silvis, Illinois, two grandchildren, Heather (and Daniel) Guise and Chad (and Sarah) Enes, and five great grandchildren, Cameron, Taylor, Joshua, Ashlyn, and Owen. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and two sisters.
Evelyn was raised in Knoxville and attended Knoxville High School. She spent her time as a homemaker for her family. She was a member of the Abingdon American Legion Auxiliary, the Monmouth VFW Auxiliary, O.A.K.S. in Galesburg and past member of the Ladies of the Moose in Galesburg. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Galesburg. Evelyn enjoyed going to the casinos and playing Bingo. She also enjoyed dancing to “Old Country” music and bowling in area women’s bowling leagues. Most of all, she loved spending time with friends and family.
Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 9, 2021 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 9, 2021 at the chapel. Rev. Dr. Pamela Marrola will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to O.A.K.S or Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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