Steven M. Swanson, 56, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his home. Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside service was Monday, Nov. 19 at Oakwood Cemetery, in Geneseo. Memorials may be directed to the Steven Swanson Memorial Fund. Vandemore Funeral Homes and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Steven M. Swanson, 56, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his home. Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside service was Monday, Nov. 19 at Oakwood Cemetery, in Geneseo. Memorials may be directed to the Steven Swanson Memorial Fund. Vandemore Funeral Homes and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Steven was born Dec. 25, 1961, in Geneseo, the son of Darrell and Norma (Wirth) Swanson. He attended Geneseo High School. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and worked through local labor unions. Steven was united in marriage to Kimberly Beuseling, on March 23, 1985. They later divorced. Steve was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Norma; his children, Brandi (Kyle) Russell, and Austin Swanson, both of Davenport, Iowa; brother, Terry (Carol) Swanson, of Paris, Texas; and two nieces, Tabatha and Scarlett Swanson. Steven was preceded in death by his father, Darrell; and his brother, Scott Swanson.