Irma V. Swan

Irma V. Swan

March 10, 1919 - September 12, 2018

Irma Verleen Swan, 99, of Glendale, Arizona,and formerly of Mt. Pleasant passed away on September 12, 2018.

Irma was born in Fredericksburg, Iowa to John William and Hilda Hulda Martha Lizzy (Schumacher) Ladwig. Irma graduated high school in Maxwell, Iowa and then enrolled in and graduated from the Thompson Beauty School in Des Moines, Iowa which started her life long career as a beautician and successful business woman. Irma married, Stanley VanDyke Swan, the love of her life on December 24, 1939. Irma and Stanley made a life together in southeastern Iowa and were inseparable until his passing in 1969. Irma loved working with the National T.T.T Society (Time, Talents, and Treasures) an organization that commits themselves to sending girls to experience the fun and adventure of summer camp. She was an avid gardener with the greenest of thumbs, shared an extraordinary sense of color with her art club, played bridge expertly, and was an active member of the United Methodist Church. Irma was greatly loved and will be deeply missed by her family and dear friends. She said, \\\"my legacy to my great grandchildren are my homemade cinnamon rolls & to the townspeople my mincemeat pies.\\\"

Irma leaves behind her daughter Sharon Lee Peterson; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandson. She is preceded in Heaven by her parents, husband, son Jerry Lynn Swan, and granddaughter Jennifer Jane Swan.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the Forest Home Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant. Following the graveside services everyone is invited for a time of remembrance and fellowship at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant from 11:30 until 1:30. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the TTT Founders Chapter of Iowa in care of Marilyn Scott 1244 Highway 34 Mt. Pleasant.

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