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Patty Ann Swenson

Services for Patty Ann Swenson of Grass Valley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Burial will be at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Nevada City.

Mrs. Swenson died Thursday, Feb. 3, at home. She was 67.

She was born Dec. 4, 1937, in Vincennes, Ind., to Howard O. and Elizabeth (Lewis) Chaney. She graduated from Downey High School in Southern California. She married Billy Wortham, Ture Swenson, and James Svoboda. She was a homemaker for 50 years. She was a member of the Moose Lodge of Whittier. She enjoyed bowling, shuffleboard, card playing and slot machines.



She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Rebecca and Richard DeLaughter of Grass Valley, Joanie and Allan Healey of Bellflower, and Annlyn and Carl Richardson of Marysville; daughter, Tonie Pettigrew of Grass Valley; son, John Svoboda of Florida; grandchildren Donald, Ronald, Terry, Jennifer, Britnie, Tommy, Tyler, Gabriel, Savanah, and Tristan; great-grandchildren Brandon, Charity, Kaylee, Hailey, James, and Abigayle; cousins Eugene and Madolyn Lewis of Grass Valley; and companion of four years, Ron Neep of Citrus Heights. She was preceded in death by her husbands Ture Swenson in 1970 and James Svoboda in 1998; father, Howard Chaney in 1973; mother, Elizabeth in 1976.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 12399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley 95945.


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