SWEN SUNDGREN, Obituary
April 22, 2002
CHESTER Swen Arvid Sundgren, 90, died Friday, April 19, 2002, at a Shelby hospital.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Chester United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Chester Cemetery.
Swen was born on the family homestead 16 miles northeast of Chester to Swedish immigrants, Arvid and Ericka (Lund) Sundgren on June 19, 1911. Swen grew up on the farm and received his formal education at the Sundgren School. In his early adult years he worked for various farmers/ranchers in the Chester/Joplin communities, including the Thompsons, Jabes, Carlsons and Eggens. During t...