Ordway S. Swennes


Financial Manager, 79

February 10, 1992

Services for retired financial manager Ordway S. Swennes of Annapolis will take place at 10 a.m., today at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1370 Defense Highway in Crofton.

Mr. Swennes, 79, died Feb. 6 of heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Originally from Wahkon, Minn., he graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in statistics. While in college, Swennes was on the varsity swim team and won 14 medals at competitions throughout the United States and Canada.

He retired in 1972 as a financialmanager with RFC & SBA of Washington after 31 years.

He was a member of the St. Paul's congregation, as well as the Sons of Norway andserved as the chairman of the Sons of Norway Investment Committee.

Mr. Swennes' interests included stamps, fishing and hunting.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel L. Swennes; two sons, Gerald S. Swennes, of La Granda, Calif., and John R. Swennes, of Cape Porpoise, Maine; a sister, Mildred Mann, of Arizona; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.



Services for Thomas Anthony McCool, a self-employed contractor from Severna Park, will take place at 10:45 a.m. today at the Maryland Veterans Chapel in Crownsville.

Mr. McCool, 51, died Feb. 4 at Harbor Hospital Center after a short illness.

He was born in Boston and educated at the University of Florida.

After service in the U.S. Army, he became a contractor.

Survivors include Veronica L. McCool, his wife of 25 years, a son, Finn McCool, a daughter, Veronica L. McCool, all of Severna Park; a brother, Bill McCool; two sisters, Carolyn King, of Greensboro, N.C., and Jane Duke, of St. Louis, Mo.

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