Mason Nicholas Swanson

Our little angel, Mason Nicholas Swanson, was called to heaven on Oct. 11. Mason Nicholas Swanson was born June 27, 2006 in Lewistown to Venessa Larsen. He grew up in Moore, Mont. with his brothers Jordan and Taylor.

Mason loved to spend time with Grandpa Norman and Grandma Crystal and Great-Grandma June. He often spent time with Uncle Chad and Uncle Jens. A year ago he started a new adventure with his brothers; they moved to Three Forks, Mont. His mom had found the love of her life with Ryan Rainey. They have all welcomed and now call him Dad. 

In the 10 years, Mason has left an impression and great memories in many people’s lives and was loved by all his family and friends.

Mason is preceded in death by great-grandparents Larsen, Jaeger, Songer, Kingsbury  and Swanson; great-aunt Debbie Freitag; and grandfather Doug Swanson.

Mason is survived by his mom Venessa (Ryan); brothers Jordan and Taylor; grandparents Norman and Crystal; great-grandparents June and Ron; Uncles Chad (Jill) and Jens (Tasha); and several great aunts, uncles and cousins.

To our little man who was always so strong, no matter what; he always knew he could conquer the world. With those glasses and that devilish grin, he was always one step ahead. He knew what buttons to push but didn’t always know how hard to push them. When push came to shove, he knew when to back down and love. At the end of the day, Mason, we wish you could stay, but now we know you’re high up in heaven and you will always watch over your family and friends. A life taken too soon; now that you’re night flight-bound, you will be here to pilot us all on.

There will be a celebration of life at the Moore Public School Nov. 12 at 1 p.m.

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