Adalyn Marie Swanson, 8, daughter of Doug and Jackie Swanson, of Sherrard, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Moline.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Matherville, with the Rev. John Thieryoung officiating. Burial is at Sherrard Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the gymnasium at Sherrard High School. Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established in Addie's memory. Trimble Funeral Home, Coal Valley, is assisting the family.
Adalyn was born June 15, 2006, in Moline, the daughter of Douglas Robert and Jaclyn Marie Swan Swanson.
Addie was a very active girl who loved to read, sing and dance, cook and bake and use her imagination playing and drawing. She enjoyed sports, playing basketball, soccer, softball and tumbling and was the biggest Sherrard girls' basketball fan. She was a fan of Duke and Augustana basketball. She was a Girl Scout and a natural leader among her siblings, cousins and friends.
Addie is survived by her parents; her siblings, Ellayna, Kamryn and Cole Swanson; grandparents, Dave and Janet Swanson, Jack and Luann Swan, all of Sherrard; great-grandparents, Donna Jackson, Sherrard, and Bill and Virginia Ferry, Moline; her uncles and aunts, Todd and Carrie Swanson, Bettendorf, Sister Bernadette Therese "Aunt Jenn," Stamford, Conn., and Jamie and Mike Jones, New Windsor; and her cousins, who were some of her best friends, Drew and Carter Swanson and Jackson, Javin, Jaren and Jaylee Jones. She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Bob Jackson, Clarence and Lois Swanson and John Jr. and Barbara Swan.
Visit Addie's personal tribute page at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com to share stories and condolences and light a free candle in her memory.
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