Mary Susanne (Sue) Swanson

October 8, 1940 - December 23, 2021



Mary Susanne (Sue) Swanson

Mary Susanne (Sue) Swanson, age 81 of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Cherrywood Advanced Living, Andover.

Sue was born to Aloysius and Gladys (Larson) Dingmann on October 8, 1940, in Coon Rapids. She graduated from Anoka High School in 1958 and then attended business school. On June 29, 1963, she married Robert (Bob) Swanson at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church in Blaine.

Sue worked many different jobs. For more than ten years prior to her retirement, she worked for Berglund and Varco, a law firm in Anoka. She volunteered in many ways at St. Patrick’s and loved spending time visiting with family and friends.

Sue is survived by her three children, Bunny (Gary) Vouk of Woodbury, Jeff (Lisa) Swanson of Zimmerman, and Debbie (Scott) Niles of St. Paul; eleven grandchildren, Claire (Marc-Antoine), Magdalene, David (Abigail), William and Josephine Vouk, Joshua and Matthew Swanson, and Kendre, Abigail, Jordan, and Erik Niles; two great-grandchildren, Viola Vouk and Lucia Bigras; as well as her brother, Duane (Joan) Dingmann; and sisters-in-law, Mary Jane Lindahl and Lonnie Swanson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Aloysius and Gladys; husband, Robert; brother, Richard Dingmann; sisters, Patricia Stanley, Lois McPherson, and Bonnie Chisholm; and granddaughter, Madeline.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Visitation at 9:30 a.m. and Rosary prayed at 10:00 a.m.

Luncheon in the Social Hall after Mass of Christian Burial.

Private family burial will be held at a later date.


O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.