Mark S. Swanson
August 15, 1953 – May 18, 2020
Mark S. Swanson passed away May 18, 2020 at Homestead Rehabilitation Center with two of his sisters, Debra Kiser and Joan Mendoza/Gorham by his side. Debra and Joan represented the family at the time of his passing because of the CDC Covid 19 guidlines.
Mark was a graduate of Lincoln High School in 1973. While at Lincoln High he was a member of the wrestling team where he earned a letter. After high school he went to work for the Burlington Northern Railroad as a Track Laborer. He was promoted to Machine Operator and Truck Driver. He is remembered as an outstanding worker and could always be depended on to get the job done. After the Railroad he went to work with his brother Mike in the construction industry at M&M Contracting.
Mark was preceded in death by his natural Father Rudy Mendoza, his Grandmother Jesse Mendoza, his Great Grandmother Lita Mendoza who helped raise him and his siblings after his father died and his Brother Mike Swanson. Mark is survived by his Mother Marie Swanson, his Step Father Joe Swanson, His sister Debra Kiser, sister Joan Mendoza/Gorham, brother-in-law Steven Gorham, Sister Lisa Krueger, brother-in-law Jack Krueger, Sister Gina Stoddard, Brother-in-law Parley Stoddard, daughter Angela Puskac, son-in-law Oliver Puskac, Granddaughter Mila Maria Puskac, Grandson Lazar Tomislav Puskac, Granddaughter Ana Maria Puskac and eleven nephews and nieces.