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Beverly M. Swertfeger

August 20, 1926 — May 10, 2017

Beverly M. Swertfeger, age 90, of La Crosse, died peacefully, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, with her loving family by her side.

She was born in La Crosse to Alois and Ruth (Slater) Fritz. She grew up in La Crosse and graduated from Central High School in 1944. She married Robert Swertfeger on April 12, 1947, at Sr. John’s Catholic Church. She had worked at A&P for many years. She enjoyed watching the Packers.

She gave her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren a lot of love and laughter.

Bev is survived by her, daughter; Mary (Bill) Lisser of Rochester, MN sons Thomas (Anna) Swertfeger of Los Alamos, N.M. and John of La Crosse. Nine grandchildren 15 great grandchildren, one sister Coleen Winstead of Redwood City CA., and a sister-in-law Karen Peterson.

In addition to her parents Beverly was preceded in death by her husband Robert, and one son, Robert.

A Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1333 13th St., La Crosse. Rev. Rick Roberts will officiate with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date. A visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M., until the time of Mass at church on Saturday.

Memorials are preferred to the Heart, Kidney, or Diabetes Association.

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