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Steven Andrew “Steve” Swenson

Steven Andrew “Steve” Swenson, 53, of Wake Forest, passed away Tuesday November 11, 2014 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, NC. He was born in Hennepin County, MN to A. Sherman Swenson and the late Joann Conway Swenson. Steve was a graduate of Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN and the Sr. Vice President of Operations, Roses Division, Variety Wholesalers, Inc.

Steve was a true family man and dedicated professional who lived the life that he loved and loved the life the he lived. His strength, love, and optimism will be missed and remembered by all.

Friends may visit with the family from 5-7:00 P.M., Friday evening, November 14, 2014 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC.

Mr. Swenson is survived by his wife, Kathryn Howard Swenson; daughter, Anna Wallace Swenson of Wake Forest; sons, Christopher William Swenson & wife Traci of Cornelius, NC, Patrick Andrew Swenson & wife Woolite of Salisbury, NC and Michael Robert Swenson of Raleigh; father, A. Sherman Swenson of Stuart, FL; grandchildren, Ambria Hana Swenson of Cornelius, Malik MeShell, Makel, Makayla Dwight all of Salisbury; sisters, Pamela Ross & husband Ron of Sanchez, TX and Susan Swenson of Stuart, FL; brothers, Peter Swenson & wife Deb of Minnetonka, MN and Scott Swenson & wife Elena of DeLand, FL.

A celebration of Steve’s life will be held at 4 o’clock, Saturday, November 15, 2014 at The Stone Chapel, 701 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, North Carolina Chapter, 401 Harrison Oaks Blvd. Suite 200, Cary, NC 27513.