Pearl M. Swan July 24, 1959 - March 25, 2015

    Pearl M. Swan, 55, of Beardstown, died Wed-nesday, March 25, at Snyders-Vaughn Haven in Rushville.
    She was born July 24, 1959 in Beardstown, the daughter of Jacob Albert and Myrtle Viola Bell Swan.
    She is survived by two daughters: Donna (husband, Mateo) Lonzo of Beardstown and Kelly Swan (husband, Guadalupe Lopez) of Rantoul; one son, Michael Swan of Beardstown; five grandchildren, Jaqualine, Luis, Mario, Estela and Ana Cristina; three brothers: John (wife, Debbie) Swan of Beardstown, Marion “Tom” (wife, Lori) Swan of Rushville and Wayne (wife, Suzanne) Swan of Mt. Sterling; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Billie Pherigo. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Albert, Jacob, Ronald and Donald Swan; and one sister, Sally Nash.
    Pearl was employed by Myers Nursing Home and Excel, both in Beardstown, before working for Asta Care Center in Paxton. Pearl enjoyed fishing, camping, cooking out with family, doing puzzle books and playing cards. Her pride and joy was her grandchildren.
    A graveside memorial service was held 10 a.m., Saturday, March 28 at Beardstown City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Hope Blooms Foundation c/o Sager Funeral Home, 202 East Eighth St., Beardstown, IL 62618. Sager Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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