Mr. and Mrs. Douglas (Lois) Swanson of Peru will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 10, 2019. A dinner was previously hosted in their honor June 22 by their children at Verucchi’s Ristorante, Spring Valley.
Douglas Swanson and the former Lois Brejc were united in marriage on July 10, 1954, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Peru.
The Swansons are parents to four children: Greg (Linda Meusel) of Seatonville, Jeff (Laurie Kohr) of La Salle, Steve (Cindy Rott) of La Salle and Heidi (Brenda) Swanson-Tkacz of Schaumburg. They have eight grandchildren: Nichole Swanson, Doug W. Swanson, Stacey (Mike) Gruenwald, Amy (Wally) Zukowski, Carly (Ben) Hansen; and Logan, Zach and Connor Swanson-Tkacz. They also have eight great-grandchildren: Lucas, Paige, and Tyler Zukowski; Fiona and Liza Gruenwald; and Lilliana, Harlow and Bentley Swanson.
Mr. Swanson is retired from La Salle County Asphalt. Mrs. Swanson is a homemaker.