ESTHERVILLE - Grant W. Swan, age 57, passed away suddenly Feb. 6, 2012, at his home in Estherville from natural causes. He was born Sept. 14, 1954, in Iowa City.
Grant graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School. Prior to living in Estherville, Grant lived and worked in Des Moines, Iowa City, Fort Dodge and Arizona. He was employed by Long John Silvers, the Yacht Club and at the time of his death, he was the owner of Swan Tax & Payroll Service, Inc. He was married to Virginia Nellis; they were later divorced.
Grant is survived by his mother and step-father, Rose Ann and Larry Hilgendorf of Austin, Minn.; his daughter, Andrea (Kevin) Blagg, of Aurora, Colo.; his two grandchildren, Gabriel and Kaitlyn Blagg; his brother, Ted (Karen) Hilgendorf, of Isanti, Minn.; his sisters, Elizabeth Thompson and Theresa (Merrill) Leffler of Fort Dodge; nieces, nephews, aunt, cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony, and his brother, Michael. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences and memorials may be sent to Andrea Blagg at 19007 East Hampden Drive, Aurora, CO 80013. Online condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com