Information for Kenneth L. Swan
30 August 1902 - 10 September 1970
From The Idaho Statesman
12 September 1970
Contributed by Becky Gates and Dan Fowler



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Kenneth L. Swan

    Services for Kenneth L. (Curly) Swan, 68, of Route 4, Caldwell, who died Thursday in a Caldwell hospital after a short illness, will be conducted at the Alsip Funeral Chapel at 3 pm Monday. The Rev. Thomas J. Blackburn of the Community Christian Center of Boise will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery on Karcher Road.
   
Mr. Swan was born Aug 30, 1902 in Holyoke, Colo., and was reared in the Meridian area. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I, and began work for Morrison-Knudsen Construction Co., in 1920. He worked for the firm for 48 years prior to his retirement in 1968, and worked in all parts of the United States and in many overseas locations, primarily in the construction of dams. He married Hazel V. Johnson, Feb 5, 1944, in Arkansas. They have lived in Caldwell since his retirement.
    He was a member of the Appaloosa Horse Club.
    Surviving in addition to Mrs. Swan are four daughters, Mrs. Fern Whitney of Santa Clara, Calif., Mrs. Emma Jean Major of Pendleton, Ore., Mrs. Betty Jo Morgan of Kalispell, Mont., and Mrs. Hazel Marie Jackson of Portland; two brothers, Don F. Swan of Long Beach, Wash., and Paul O. Swan of Caldwell; two sisters, Mrs. Mildren George and Mrs. Betty Gordon, both of Boise; 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother.


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