Frances “Vicki” Swenson, 82, died April 10, 2023.

Vicki was born May 10, 1940, in St. Paul. She grew up across the street from Como Lake and lived most of her life in St. Paul. She married Maury on Sept. 10, 1966; they enjoyed dancing polka at local dance halls on the South side.

Vicki worked full-time for a local union, and devoted her extra time and retirement years to caregiving for their daughter Lynda. Vicki is remembered for her smile, generosity and kind spirit.    

She was preceded in death by daughter Lynda Swenson, parents Vincent and Clara, brothers John and Thomas Carroll, sister Marceline Carroll and special family friend Leona Wilson.

Vicki is survived by her husband of 56 years, Maurice (Maury); sons John and Tom; two grandchildren, sisters Kathleen Cook and Mary (Michael) Schwietzer and sisters-in-law Joanne (Tom) Carroll, Dianne (Patrick) O’Keefe and Joann Freckelton.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Cathedral of Saint Paul, with interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred to Our Lady of Peace Hospice.

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