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Allegra Swanson
Allegra Swanson

RIVER FALLS, Wisc. — Former River Falls, Wisc., resident, Allegra Swanson, died in Olympia, Wash. on Jan. 7, 2022, at the age of 90. Mrs. Swanson resided in River Falls, Wisc. from the late 1980s to 2017, when she moved to Washington State to be closer to family.  

She was a homemaker, active crafter, and seamstress as well as serving in numerous capacities at every church she attended in her many moves over the years, lastly at Ezekiel Lutheran Church. In addition, she served as a part-time recess aide for Fall River Falls Schools.  

Preceded in death by the love of her life, Robert L. Swanson in 2006; infant daughter Karyl Jo Alseike in 1952; her sister, Rosalyn Laney in 2020; and her parents. Survivors include daughter, Sonya R. Alseike, of Olympia, Wash.; son, David Alseike, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; step-children Bruce Swanson, Gary Swanson, Greg Swanson, Linda Swanson Robertson, and Dianna Swanson Stoss; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and many dear friends from all over the USA and Canada.  

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 10 a.m. at Ezekiel Lutheran Church. Please note, masks are required for those in attendance. A private committal will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Stillwater, Minn. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ezekiel Lutheran Church, 202 S 2nd St., River Falls, WI 54022.  Arrangements entrusted to BONNEY WATSON Funeral Home, SeaTac, WA. Please visit her online memorial at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bonney Watson

16445 International Boulevard

SeaTac, WA 98188

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 16, 2022