Brother Charles J. Swanson was born on April 23, 1927. He received the Master Masons’ Degree on May 25, 1956 in Virginia City Lodge #315 in Savonburg, Kansas.  He affiliated with Irving Lodge #1218 on December 8, 1964.  He was a dual member of Virginia City Lodge #315.  He was presented with the Grand Lodge 50 Year Masonic Service Award by Irving Lodge #1218 on December 2, 2005.  Brother Swanson was called to the Celestial Lodge Above on April 16, 2013.

“If my parting has left a void, Then fill it with remembered joys. A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss, Oh yes, these things I too will miss”. (An excerpt from the poem “I’M FREE”)

We dedicate this bulletin to the memory of Brother Charles J. Swanson as we record his Passing in our Lodge of Sorrow.