Mavis Lorraine (Smith) Swenson, formerly of Britton passed away peacefully at her home in Lincoln City, OR, on February 19, 2017. A family memorial with be held June 9, 2018, to lay her ashes to rest next to her husband (Bob) and son (Steve) at the Britton Cemetery.

Mavis was born on June 22, 1930, one of five children to Herman and Ella (Severson) Smith. On March 1, 1948, Mavis married Richard (Bob) Swenson; eight children were born from this marriage.

Mavis enjoyed walks on the beach, ocean sunsets, spoiling her grandchildren, and reading in her Bible. She is sadly missed but never forgotten.

Mavis is survived by seven children, Bonnie Monk of Mesa, AZ, Richard and wife Phyllis of Fountain, CO, Becky Bennett and husband Tom of Gillette, WY, Mark Swenson of Casper, WY, Jerry Swenson of Twin Falls, ID, Jodie Luke and husband Jim of Puyullup, WA, and Jamie Lanouette of Irving, TX; 18 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Zane Swenson of Brandon, SD; sister-in-law Mona Marlow of Watertown; and many nieces and nephews.

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Phone: (605) 448-2281
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