Beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend, Arthur L. Swensen, age 88, died April 24, 1991 in a Murray hospital of natural causes.
He was born January 4, 1903 in Murray, Utah; to Oscar E. and Hilda Anderson Swenson. He married Ona Marie Shields on December 3, 1932 in Salt Lake City; she died December 14, 1988. Member of the LDS Church. He was a master craftsman, who in his later years built scale model boats and cannons which won numerous awards at county and state fairs. Throughout his life he enjoyed good books, good music, art, shooting, history, and most of all his family and friends. He devotely cared for his wife for over 10 years until her death in 1988 from Alzheimer's Disease.Survived by sons, A. Jaren Swensen and wife Shirley; Kent E. Swenson and wife Vickie, all Salt Lake City; daughter, Karen S. Nelson, Sandy; 14 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brother, Sterling, sisters, June Anderson, Lois Guest, all Murray.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, 12 noon in the Murray 5th LDS Ward Chapel, 495 East 5600 So. Friends may call at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State, on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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