Estelle Marie Uleberg Swanson

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Estelle Marie Uleberg Swanson

December 31, 1925 - August 02, 2018

Estelle Marie Uleberg Swanson passed away at Mankato Mayo Hospital on August 2, 2018 at the age of 92. There will be a gathering time at 10:30 at Faith Lutheran Church, Madelia, Minnesota with the Celebration of Life to follow at 11:00.
Estelle's parents were Mabel and Jens Uleberg of Madelia, Minnesota. She graduated from Windom High School in 1943, attended Augsburg College in Minneapolis from 1943-1944 in the U.S. Nurses Cadet Corp. She was a graduate of Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in 1947 and received a BS Degree at Gustavus Adolphus College at St. Peter, Mn. in 1949. She was a hospital nurse at the Madelia Community Hospital. She married Ed Swanson June 10, 1950.
She's had a very interesting and diverse life. She was a flutist, superb mother, nurse, clown and puppeteer with her late husband, traveled all over the world, she was a house parent to missionary children in New Guinea, loved to walk everyday in all kinds of weather, best homemade bread baker ever (just ask Bill Miller), a fine seamstress, knitter, and most important a genuine loving person to all!
Estelle is survived by her four daughters: Mary Streets (June Streets), Julia Uleberg,
Ruth Young (Dennis Young), and Sarah Swanson. She has 4 grandchildren: Benjamin(Kyungah) and John (Denise) Makepeace, Joe(Sarah) and Adam Young. Her great grandchildren are Leah and Ohanna Makepeace ; Maisie and Clyde Young. She has many many adopted children and grandchildren of the Day family and families everywhere near and far.
Preceded in death by son John, sister Jean, and husband Ed.
The family owes many thanks to Mankato Mayo Hospital, Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic, and friends for their support in her health care.
Memorials can be given to Faith Lutheran Church and Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic.
Published on August 7, 2018
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