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Mary Swanson

December 31, 1943 — January 13, 2022

Mary F. Swanson (Schommer) , age 78, lifelong resident of West Chicago, IL passed away on January 13, 2022. She was born December 31, 1943, in Aurora, IL to Albert and Dorothy Jean Schommer. Mary was united in marriage on September 15, 1962, to Robert W. Swanson. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Parish in West Chicago where she attended grammar school and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America’s Circle # 432. Mary graduated from West Chicago Community High School in 1961 and was a member of the Red Hat Society. She took pride in being a great homemaker and loved her family dearly.

Mary is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert Swanson; sons, Steven Swanson, Scott Swanson, and Brian Swanson; grandchildren, Michael Swanson, Shane Swanson, Anna Swanson, and Maxwell Swanson; sister, Martha Kasch; brother, Nicholas (Deena) Schommer; lifelong friend Linda Worthington; goddaughter Lisa Worthington; and relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until time of prayers at 10:30 a.m. at Norris-Segert Funeral Home & Cremation Services , 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington St. and Main), West Chicago and then proceed to St. Mary’s Church , 164 N. Oakwood Ave., West Chicago for Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in West Chicago. In lieu of flowers contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.  For Info (630) 231-0060 or

The link for online streaming of Mary's Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 22, 2022, is


Saturday, January 22, 2022

9:00 - 10:30am

Norris-Segert Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Prayer Service

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 10:30am

Norris-Segert Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Funeral Mass

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00am

St. Mary's Church


720 E. Washington Street

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