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Arthur Swanson

October 30, 1945 — June 11, 2024

Livingston

Arthur Robert Swanson of Livingston, MT passed away at the Livingston Health and Rehabilitation Center on 6/11/2024 after a long illness. 

 He was born in Anaconda, MT to John and Kathleen Swanson and grew up along with his 2 sisters, in Helena, MT. In 1965, Art enlisted into the US Navy where he served for the next 6 years before becoming a Police Officer in Helena. He then moved to Livingston to pursue a Police Officer position before jumping on board with the Livingston Fire Department, where he remained for 20 years before his retirement. After retirement, Art went to work at Ace Hardware, a place that was near and dear to him as he loved helping people and construction was a hobby. 

 Art is preceded in death by his parents, his 2 sisters, a beloved brother in law and a nephew. He is survived by his wife, Karlin Swanson. His 2 children from a previous marriage, Candace and Kenneth Swanson and 6 bonus children. Shawn O’Neil, Stacy Sunvison, Kelly O’Neil, Shane O’Neil, Casey O’Neil and Kimmy O’Neil. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 

 A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 2024 at Mountain View Cemetery in Livingston. Military honors will take place by the American Legion Post No. 23 Honor Guard. A potluck will follow at the American Legion Post. 23 in Livingston. Please bring a dish if you are able.

 The family would like to thank all of those at Livingston Health and Rehab who helped take care of Art during his final months. 

 In memory of Art, who had so much love for animals, you can donate to the Stafford Animal Shelter.

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