Married Roy Albert Swanson after he returned from the US Navy at the end of WWII. The story was Evelyn worked in the office of a pickle factory and Roy worked nearby — at Dry Ice – Airco?
Lived in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, on Beard Avenue and Crystal Lake Boulevard.
They had four sons: James Lee (b. 1947), John Allen (b. 1949), Jerome Roy (1951-1994 ), and Jeffrey Scott (b. 1957).
Death Certificate Index
Swanson, Evelyn I.
Death: July 5, 1980, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Cause of death: complications from bowel cancer.
Her headstone at Fort Snelling Cemetery says “WIFE OF RM1 ROY A. SWANSON USN”. RM1 = radioman first class, US Navy.