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Dean Arthur Swaer

January 31, 1939 January 19, 2022
Dean Arthur Swaer
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Dean Arthur Swaer, 82 of Green Bay, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at home surrounded by his family. Dean was born January 31, 1939 in Green Bay to the late Arthur and Orpha (Bundy) Swaer. Dean began his education in a one room school house in Pensaukee. He graduated from Carroll College with a bachelors degree and was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. While at Carroll he met and married the love of his life, Judy Tucker. They married June 16,1962. Dean was very proud of being a fifth generation commercial fisherman.

Dean is survived by his wife, Judy Swaer; two daughters, Stacey (Kelly) Swaer, Susan (Ryan) Swaer; and three grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Emmalee, and Athena. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jane.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 10 AM to 12 PM Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Funeral services will be conducted 12 PM Tuesday at the funeral home by the Rev. Barbara Ristow. Burial will be at Brookside Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfunealhome.net.

A special thank you to the staff at Heartland Hospice for the wonderful care given to Dean.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to West Shore Fishing Museum, N4486 Hwy M35, Menominee, MI 49858 or Oconto Historical Society.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

25

Jan

10:00 AM 1/25/2022 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/25/2022 12:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Tuesday

25

Jan

12:00 PM 1/25/2022 12:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Funeral service by Rev. Barbara Ristow.

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Brookside Cemetery Final Resting Place

4309 Brookside Cemetery Road
Abrams, WI 54101

4309 Brookside Cemetery Road Abrams 54101 WI
United States
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