Cathryn E. Swanson, 78, of Irrigon, passed away December 11, 2011, at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, Oregon, after a three-year battle with cancer.
Cathryn was born September 8, 1933, in Oronogo, Missouri, to Elmer and Esther Berkey. Memorial services will be held Friday, December 16, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at Columbia View Community Church, Irrigon, Oregon, Pastor Sharon Miller officiating. Graveside service will be Saturday, December 17, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. located at the Willamina-Sheridan Mennonite Cemetery. Viewing will be Friday, December 16, 2011, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Macy & Son.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and son, Roger Mishler.
She is survived by husband, John R. Swanson of Irrigon, OR.; children, Garland Mishler of Portland, OR., Karen Brown of Coeur d'Alene, ID, Cyndi Woodrum of Eugene, OR.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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