Janet Shaffer HS

Class of 1959
Logansport High School
Logansport, Indiana

Janet 'Jan' Shaffer Swanson

Janet 'Jan' A. Shaffer Swanson

Janet A. Shaffer Swanson

November 23, 1940 - June 6, 2010  (69)

     RENO, Nev. — Janet A. “Jan” Swanson, 69, of Reno, Nev., passed away at her home on June 6, 2010.

     Born On Nov. 23, 1940, she was a native of Indiana and grew up in Logansport.  She attended Butler University in Indianapolis where she met and married her husband, Carl W. Swanson.  They honeymooned in Florida.  They loved travelling, visiting over 50 countries and spent their winters in Hawaii and Palm Springs.  The Swansons moved to the Reno/Sparks area in 1980, currently residing at the Tanamara condominiums.

     Janet was a loving grandmother who was devoted to her grandchildren, happily attending all events in which they were participants.

     She is survived by her husband, Carl W. Swanson; daughter, Sue Anderson, husband Doug; grandchildren, Bailey and Danny; brother, Bobby Shaffer and sister-in-law Bobbie Jo Shaffer; and sister-in-law, Beverly Etherington.

     Interment will be at the Happy Homestead Cemetery in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. (7-13-10)