Steven A. Swan, 48

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow evening, June 23, at Pilgrim United Church of Christ (535 Stow St., Fond du Lac) for Steven A. Swan of Fond du Lac. Steve passed away at St. Agnes Hospital on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, the result of an aggressive form of lung cancer, at the age of 48.

The Rev. Ted Drewson will officiate the funeral service. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday, from 3 p.m. until the time of service. Zacherl Funeral Home in Fond du Lac is serving the family.

Steve was born Sept. 30, 1957 in Lafayette, Ind., son of Robert A. and Shirley A. (nee Curry) Swan. On Aug. 21, 1999 he married Debra S. Bishop in Door County.

Steve was a graduate of Appleton West High School, class of 1975. In 1979, he graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a bachelorís degree in business administration. Following college, Steve moved to Minneapolis. He lived there until 1985, when he joined Wells Manufacturing Company in Fond du Lac.

Steve finished his career at Wells Manufacturing as their national sales manager. He was last employed by Powerbrace of Kenosha as an account manager.

Steve loved his family and friends, the Packers and his time on the water. He was the only two-time "Hack & Pack Lombardi Golf Trophy" winner.

Steve was survived by his wife Debra (nee Bishop) Swan; daughters Kaarin Swan of Milwaukee, and Kelsey and Katrina Swan (both of Appleton); stepson Craig (Angela) Joeckel of Oshkosh; parents Robert and Shirley Swan of Naples, Fla.; brother Scott (Merry) Swan of Alpharetta, Ga.; nieces Madison and Morgan (Steveís goddaughter) Swan of Alpharetta, Ga., Valerie Bostel of Arizona and Jalissa Bishop of West Bend; mother-in-law Bernadine Bishop of Cedarburg; sisters-in-law Diane Bishop of Bayonne, N.J. and Denise Bishop of Gold Canyon, Ariz.; brothers-in-law William Bishop of Cedarburg and Robert (Lisa) Bishop of West Bend. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Steve was preceded in death by his grandparents and his father-in-law William Bishop.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Steveís name may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

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