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Janet A. Swenson, 72, of Rockford, passed away August 6, 2017. She was born August 14, 1944 in Rockford, the daughter of Robert E. and Ina (Lindquist) Lamont. Janet graduated Belvidere High School in Belvidere, IL. She married Richard T. Swenson on September 4, 1965 in Zion Lutheran Church in Belvidere. Janet attended Heartland Community Church and was a member of the Forest City Post-Polio Support Group. She loved cooking, cookbooks and crocheting.
She is survived by her husband; son, Steve Swenson, Rockford; daughter, Amy Vance, Birmingham, AL.; siblings, Delbert (Sarah) Lamont, Edith (Charles) Wheeler, Robert M. (Gyneth) Lamont and Judith (Victor) Zoellick; sister-in-law, Janice Lamont; brother-in-law, Herbert Streed; and numerous nieces and nephews. Janet is predeceased by her parents; sister, Jean Streed; and brothers, James C. (Barbara) Lamont, and Boyd Lamon. A special thanks to Dr. Korkmaz of OSF Cancer Center and the staff on 2 South.
Memorial Service will be held on August 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Heartland Community Church, 1280 S. Alpine Rd., Rockford with Pastor Josh Peigh officiating. Memorial Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Shriner's Children Hospital and Heartland Community Church.

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  1. Wayne & Margie Farrey

    So sorry to hear about Janet's passing. We hope this finds you well; you are in our thoughts & prayers.

  2. Dave & Ruby Mathieu

    Dick, Please know that Ruby and I are thinking of you at this time of your grievous loss. You have our deepest sympathy. We have only good memories of Janet and can't help but remember the numerous times we've been in your home during years past where we were privileged to enjoy Janet's great cooking and hospitality. May the Lord continue to give you comfort as you mourn the loss of Janet. Warmest regards, Dave and Ruby Mathieu

  3. Carol and Don Mayer

    Dear Richard and family, Don and I want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. I miss our long phone calls already. She will always be remembered as a good christian,wife ,mother and friend. With sympathy Don and Carol Mayer

  4. Denny & Evie Johnson and family

    Janet loved the Lord. In spite of her health difficulties, she always had a smile to share with others. She will be missed as part of our family.

  5. Phyllis and Joe

    May Gods peace envelope your family during this difficult loss and bring back sweet memories as you ponder those times together.

  6. David Anspaugh

    This is a great loss and I feel for the family. Peace be with all of you through this challenging time.

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