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Mavis M. Swanson

Mavis M. Swanson

February 24, 2019

Mavis M. (NEE Popple) Swanson, 72, of Chippewa Falls, WI, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer surround by her family.

She was born February, 15, 1947, in Chippewa Falls, WI, the daughter of Andrew and Pauline (Gustafson) Popple.  Mavis graduated from Chippewa Falls High School and went on to technical school in Rice Lake.

She worked at Gordy’s Bakery in downtown Chippewa Falls and also at Luther Hospital food service in Eau Claire. 

Mavis was an avid Green Bay Packer fan, strawberry picker and also a fan of puzzles and word-search.

Mavis is survived by her son, Scott Swanson of Chippewa Falls; six siblings, Sharon (Dennis) Hurt, Cliff (Sharon) Popple, Janice Rands, Jeannine (Cliff) Rasmussen, Mary (Charles) Goettl, and John (Joyce) Popple; and significant other, Bob Hamman.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Marshall and Richard (in infancy).

A Celebration of Mavis’s life will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Sammy’s Pizza Restaurant & Pub, 2812 London Rd., Eau Claire, WI.  Parking is located in front & back of Sammy’s.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services – Celebration of Life Center is serving the family. 


2 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Sammy's Pizza Restaurant & Pub, 2812 London Road Eau Claire.

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  • BettyAnn Sessions Sorry for the loss of Mavis she was a wonderful, kind person. I worked with her for many years at Luther Hospital.

    March 2 at 3:20pm

  • Cynder I was so sorry to hear of Mavis's passing. She had a very kind soul, and will be dearly missed. My thoughts are with family, and especially Bob, I am very sorry for your loss.

    February 27 at 12:09pm

  • Shelli Carlson Our thoughts and prayers are with you - Mary,Charlie and the rest of your family....

    February 25 at 8:31pm

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