Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
It is with deep sadness that we inform you that our sister, Juanita Swedenburg, surviving spouse of the Rev. Romain Swedenburg, died on Friday, April 6, 2018.
Juanita was a faithful companion as her husband Romain served Walnut Creek-Tice Valley before retiring in 1987.
She is survived by five children, Ted Swedenburg of Fayetteville, AR, Ray Swedenburg of Eureka, CA; Cynthia Wolfe of Olympia, WA, Sandra Hilger of Fountain Valley, CA, and Gregory Soghikian of Bedford, NH; by nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Condolences may be sent to Sandy Hilger, 10724 La Terraza Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA 92708.
The memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, 2111 Camino del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108.
Memorial gifts may be made in Juanita’s name to the American University of Beirut, 3 Dag Hammerskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, New York, 10017-2303 or to American Near East Refugee Aid, 1111 14th Street NW #400, Washington, DC 20005.
Let us continue to give God thanks for Juanita’s life and witness and hold her family close in prayer. In our living and in our dying, we belong to God! (Romans 14:8)
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño
P.O. Box 980250
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0250
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