Margaret Jean (Swanson) McCusker

Margaret Jean (Swanson) McCusker

Margaret Jean (Swanson) McCusker


Margaret Jean (Swanson) McCusker, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. She was born on Jan. 31, 1929, in Manchester, the daughter of Harry and Elna (Anderson) Swanson. Jean was raised in Prairie Township, Delaware County, and graduated from Manchester High School.

On Oct, 25, 1949, Jean was united in marriage to Francis “Frank” Arthur McCusker at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ryan. Five children were born to this union.

Survivors include her husband of almost 73 years, Frank McCusker of Manchester; and her five children, Steve (Jean) McCusker of Coggon, John (Tammy) McCusker of Manchester, Teresa (Greg) Greve of Masonville, Ken (Dee) McCusker of Washington and Rose (Leo) Pins of Bankston.

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Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester, Iowa, with the Rev. Gabriel Anderson officiating.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, at the Gathering Place in Manchester, Iowa, with a Rosary Service at 3:30 p.m. Friends may also call from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester.

Interment: Calvary Cemetery, Ryan, Iowa.

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