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John A. Swartout Jr.

MINNETONKA - John Alfred Swartout Jr. passed away at his home in Minnetonka on Nov. 29, 2010.

John was born in Brainerd, Minn., on Oct. 24, 1946. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Jeanne (Fasching) Swartout; and his daughter, Leah Swartout (Ryan Buss); granddaughter, Kaelyn; sons, John Swartout III (Betsy) and Sam Swartout (Brendan). His daughter, Holly Nicole; parents, John Sr. and Harriett Swartout; sister, Illa Swartout Aaseng; and mother-in-law, MaryAnn Fasching, preceded him in death. John is also survived by siblings, Joyce (Clarence) Wold, Wes (Mary) Swartout, Dianne (John) Wilson, Nancy (Rod) Ruhoff, David (Maureen) Swartout; and many nieces and nephews.

All services will be held at Wooddale Church, Edina Campus, 5532 Wooddale Avenue South, Edina, Minn. Visitation is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 6 from 5-8 p.m.

A celebration of John's life will be held the following day, Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service. Albin Chapel will be coordinating arrangements. Memorials preferred to the family.