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Norman Lawrence Swaringim

Norman Lawrence Swaringim, known to most as Larry, of Park Hills, Missouri passed away October 18, 2020 in Farmington, Missouri at the age of 80 years.  He was born May 5, 1940 in Hogan, Missouri the son of the late Marvin and Fay (Reed) Swaringim.

On July 23, 1972 he was united in marriage to Susan Kathleen Goad who survives and resides in Doe Run.  Also surviving are five children; Denise Chism (Kenneth) of Moro, Illinois, Dennis Swaringim (Peggy) of Desloge, Terry Confer (Dennis) of Spring, Texas, Richard Brooks of Kansas City, and Ellen Sapper of Cuba, Missouri.  Three sisters survive: Karen Wisdom (Dewayne) of St. James, Reba Inman (Jim) of Arcadia, and Linda Warren (Gene) of Woodburn, Oregon and a brother, Marvin Swaringim (Barbara) of Brenham, Texas.  Norman is survived by his grandchildren; Emileigh (Steven) Ziebka, Caleb (Lauren) Chism, Bryan Nortin, Austin Confer, Taylor Confer, Brandy (J.P.) Fraticelli, Amber Swaringim, Eric Howder, Kayla Swaringim, Zachary Swaringim, Christopher Benson, Michael (Jennifer) Benson, and Cody DeLuca, and many great grandchildren as well as a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Norman was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Marlene (Tom) Blankenship.

Norman was a member of the Marble Creek Baptist Church and most recently was attending Abundant Life Family Church in Farmington.  He loved to read, fish, hunt, and travel.

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Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from Bryson Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Mark Sutton and Pastor Rick Hensley officiating.  Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. prior to the service.  Interment will be in Arcadia Valley Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.  Online condolences may be made to the family at




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