Julie Ellen (Swanson) Plummer
May 25, 1960 ~ August 15, 2013
Julie E. Plummer, 53, Brandon, died Thursday, August 15, 2013, at home, surrounded by her family, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 8:00pm, Monday, August 19, 2013, at Heartland Funeral Home, with family present 6-8pm. Celebration of life will begin at 10:30am, Tuesday, August 20, at Brandon Lutheran Church with Pastor Marlin Haugrud officiating. Interment will follow at Hills of Rest Cemetery in Sioux Falls.
Julie Ellen Swanson was born May 25, 1960, in Milwaukee, WI, to Jack and Lois Swanson. She was raised in the Edina, Minnesota area and graduated from Edina West H.S. She attended and graduated from Augustana College in 1982 with a BA in Nursing. Julie was a R.N. with Sanford Hospital for over thirty years until her illness caused her to retire. During her nursing career she spent the first six and last five years in the NICU. Julie was a distinguished and honored nurse, but family was her first priority. Any activity or time spent with her family is what she cherished most.
Julie will be deeply missed by her husband, Chuck; daughter, Kelsey Brandon, SD; sons Benjamin (Laura) Plummer, Tea, SD.; AJ (fiancé Ashley) Brandon, SD.; her parents, Jack and Joanna Swanson, Edina, MN; brother, John Swanson, Eden Prairie, MN; sister, Kristin (Jon) Engman, Edina, MN; parent-in-laws, Wayne (Patricia) Plummer, Honey Creek, IA; sister-in-law, Cheryl (Dave) Andrews, Urbandale, IA and many nieces and nephews.
Julie was preceded in death by her mother, Lois Swanson and her mother-in-law, Arlene Plummer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to PANCAN (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network) in Julie’s honor.