Eric G. Swanson, age 42, of McHenry, died Saturday, July 20, 2013 at his home.
He was born July 23, 1970 in Arlington Heights to Norman E. and Linda L. (Fitte) Swanson.
He graduated from School District 15 and District 156 East Campus. He attended McHenry County College for two years and then went on to trade school for plumbing. He was employed as a plumber and was a member of the Plumber Local 130.
He enjoyed fishing in Canada and McCullom Lake, was an avid Golfer and greatly enjoyed spending time with family.
Survivors include a daughter, Tabatha; his parents, Norman and Linda Swanson; a brother, Norman (Marcella) Swanson; four nieces and nephews, Jessica, Norman, Matthew, Susan; and many aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Samantha in 1998; maternal grandparents, John and Trudy Fitte; and paternal grandparents, Norman and Eleanor Swanson.
There will be a visitation on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
There will be a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Tabatha Swanson Educational Fund, P.O. Box 343, McHenry, IL 60051.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence for the family.