Lori Jean Swezey

October 20, 1957-April 23, 2021

Lori J. Swezey, age 63, of rural Hector, MN, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021, at St. Cloud Hospital.

Memorial Services were held Thursday, April 29, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hector.

Lori Jean Swezey was born on October 20, 1957, in Sleepy Eye, MN. She was the daughter of Kenneth and Pauline (Ryan) Hess. Lori was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth, both at United Methodist Church in Fairfax, MN. She received her education in Fairfax and was a graduate of the Fairfax High School Class of 1976. Lori furthered her education for one year at the Vocational Technical school in Hutchinson, MN.

On August 1, 1998, Lori was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Swezey at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hector. Lori and Bob resided in rural Hector and shared 23 years of marriage.

Lori was employed in various heath care positions. She was a very hard worker and loved what she did. Lori was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hector.

She had a special place in her heart for dogs and horses. Lori enjoyed flower gardening, shopping for clothes, cooking, baking and swimming. She taught her nieces and nephews how to swim. Lori was an avid reader and was a very generous and giving person. She always remembered everyone’s birthday. She was looking forward to future travel plans. Her goal was to go to Hawaii on her 65th birthday.

Lori is survived by her husband, Bob Swezey of Hector; daughter, Sarah Zuk of Kissimmee, FL; siblings, Barbara Heyer of Hutchinson, MN, Dennis Hess and his wife, Joann, of Owatonna, MN, Linda Buboltz and her husband, Leon, of Apply Valley, MN, Jill Nachreiner of Winthrop, MN; sister-in-law, Judy Patterson and her husband, Clint, of Kasson, MN; her dogs, Buddy, Ottis, Miles, and Coco; grand-dog, Rosie; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Pauline Hess; brother, Ronnie Hess; sister, Baby Girl Hess; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Ruth Swezey.

Arrangements by the Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hector. Online Obituaries and Guest Book available at www.hantge.com.


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