In Memory

Barbara Jean Swanson (Wenzel) - Class Of 1960

Barbara Jean Swanson (Wenzel)

Barbara Swanson Wenzel

Dec. 23, 1942 - Sept. 29, 2018

MOORESVILLE, NC - Barbara Swanson Wenzel, 75, of Mooresville, NC, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

She was born on December 23, 1942 in South Bend, IN to the late Bror F. and Martha Walker Swanson. Barbara was a graduate of Central High School, where she met her husband, Ronald A. Wenzel and they were married in 1963. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved her family more than herself.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary S. Burke.

She is survived by her loving husband, Ronald A. Wenzel Sr.; children, Robin E. Wenzel, and Ronald A. Wenzel, Jr. and wife, Betsy; grandchildren, Laura Wenzel, Jacob Wenzel, Evan Wenzel, Alice Wenzel, John Blaney, Erin Blaney, and Rosa Somerville; and great-grandchildren, Savannah Somerville, Harper Somerville, and Samantha Somerville.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 PM, on Saturday, October, 6 2018 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Mooresville, with Pastor Dave Keck officiating.

Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 5, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, 494 E. Plaza Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 454 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville, NC 28115 or Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Wenzel family.

Condolences may be made to the family at

10/02/2018 JFC