Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Swanson

Jerry and Kathy (Illig) Swanson celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 8, 2018. They are the parents of Jamie (Noelle) Swanson, Jennifer (Gary) Peters, Bridget (Jason) Braley and Taylor Swanson. They also have 11 grandchildren: Gwen, Jeremy, Joshua, Jacob and Georgia Swanson, Chloe Peters, Violet and Owen Braley, Madison Swanson, Dakota Anderson and Mitchell Anderson.

They were married June 8, 1968, in Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church.

Swanson is the former owner of Lake County Dodge Chrysler Jeep. Mrs. Swanson had been employed as an elementary teacher. In younger years, they raced cars as a couple. They are currently very active as mentors for AA and Al-Anon.