Swenson, Mary C. passed away peacefully in Minnetonka, Minnesota on April 28, 2020 at the age of 80. Mary was born in Williston, North Dakota, on May 20, 1939 to Mildred and Walter Mattson. Mary will be remembered with love by her husband of 58 years, Richard, and her children, Peter (Jennifer) Swenson and Kristin (Charles) Musselman. Mary will also be remembered by her loving grandchildren, Bjorn, Alexander, Birk, Benjamin, Anders, and Soren as well as by her siblings, many close members of her extended family, and friends. Mary was predeceased by her beloved granddaughter Marit Swenson. Mary grew up in Williston, North Dakota, and attended the University of North Dakota, where she earned a degree in Education, and met her husband Richard. They made their home among close friends in Minnetonka, and their church community at Minnetonka Lutheran Church (now Bethlehem). Among Mary's many gifts were her inspired talents in cooking and entertaining, and her creativity as a teacher in elementary school in St. Louis Park and Early Childhood Education in Wayzata. Mary cherished spending time with her family, and especially loved to read. She will be dearly missed. There will be a private family memorial gathering at a future time. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Minnesota Hospital Foundation.