Ellen Alice Green Swenson, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away peacefully at her daughters home in Murray on March 17, 1998.
The first of 13 children that were born to Alonzo and Henrietta Tangwall Green. She was born in Butler, Utah on March 15, 1905. She graduated from Jordan High School. Married Virgil Orsen Swenson on Sept. 30, 1925. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. He preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 1970.She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also a member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers and was employed at Hi-Land Dairy for many years. She also worked at Complete Bowling in Kent, Washington with her son.
Survived by son, Dee V. (Elaine) Swenson, Kent, Washington; daughter, Phyllis (William ) Plott, Murray, Utah; eight grandchildren, Holly, Chris, Rick, Lori, Kent, Karen, Allison and Clarke; 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Mark (Fern) Green, Butler; Clayton (Sharon) Green, Sandy; Fay Draper, Salt Lake.
Funeral services will be held Sat., March 21, 1998 at 1 p.m. at the Murray Park Ward, 495 East 5600 South. Friends may call Friday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State St. and Sat. at the church from 12 to 12:45 p.m. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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