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Barbara Ruth (Sweiberg) MagnusonAugust 15, 1928 ~ July 18, 2017 (age 88)
Barbara Ruth Magnuson, age 88 of Duluth, went home to be with the Lord July 18, 2017.
Mrs. Magnuson was born in Chicago, IL; lived for many years in Louisville, KY and Fair Play, SC; and was a loving wife, mother and Nana.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Herbert E. Magnuson; daughters, Daryl Begley (Kent) of Duluth, Diane Conely (John) of Chickamauga, GA and Jeanne Magnuson of Clarksville, IN; grandchildren Jay Begley (Sara), David Begley (Katie), Kelly Conely, Katie Conely and Jennifer Wilkerson; five great granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl W. "Pete" Sweiberg and Ruth Laveson Sweiberg and daughter Barbara Joy.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Duluth First United Methodist Church.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday July 23, 2017 at Duluth First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Sunday 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the church.
Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.