Obituary: Gordon Peter Swenson

Gordon Peter Swensen, age 89, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Mound, passed away peacefully July 9, 2012. He was born in Minneapolis on March 21, 1923.

He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanne (2008) and his youngest son Steve (1997). He is survived by his twin sons Tim, of Mound, and Tom, of North Port, Florida; sister Regina S. Tonry of Venice, Florida; 5 grand children, 8 great grand children and many nieces and nephews.

Gordon was a salesman for the Exide Battery Corporation, retiring in 1988. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the US Army. He was a solder in the Battle of The Bulge. After the war he returned home and he and his wife Jeanne had three sons: Tim, Tom and Steve.

Inurnment for Gordon, along with his wife, Jeanne, will be at the Sarasota, Florida National Cemetery. There will be a graveside service on July 17, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.

Arrangements made by McKee Funeral Home of North Port, Florida. Please visit to leave the family condolences and to sign the guest book.