OVERBROOK, Kan. – Larry Keith Swanson, 76, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Overbrook Retirement Community, Overbrook, Kan. Larry was born March 30, 1940, on the family farm near Melvern, Kan., the son of Charles A.and Elizabeth E. Dillard Swanson.
Larry attended and graduated from the Kansas School for the Blind in Kansas City, Kan. Upon graduation, Larry moved to Lawrence, Kan., and worked for K-Mart. He later moved to Topeka, Kan., to take a position with the Kansas Rehabilitation for the Blind, and upon its closure went to work for Walmart in Topeka until his retirement.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Elizabeth Swanson, and a sister, Opal Killion.
He is survived by a brother, Russell Swanson, Lyndon, Kan.; a sister, Corrinne Toumberlin, Ottawa, Kan., and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service was scheduled for April 1 at the Melvern Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the Topeka Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.