Verona Lind

Obituary of Verona Lind

Verona N. Swanson Lind, nee Liebelt, age 100, passed away August 21, 2017 at Riverview Health Care Center.


Verona was born on July 5, 1917 to Carl & Nanny (Peters) Liebelt in Fifield, WI. She graduated high school in Fifield. She attended Normal School in Phillips in 1936 and later graduated from Northland College with an Education Degree. She taught elementary school in Spirit and Ogema area for 28 years.


In 1941 Verona married Bennie Swanson and lived in Spirit until 1990. They had two children- Karen Ann & Kenneth.  Bennie passed away in 1988.

In 1990 Verona married Arthur “Henry” Lind and moved to Prentice, where she lived until 2008. Henry died in 1994.


Verona enjoyed family get-togethers, grandchildren, her teaching career, playing cards with neighbors & friends, gardening and attending church activities. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, in Spirit.


Verona is survived by her children - Karen (Terry) Johnson & Kenneth (Cheryl) Swanson; 5 grandchildren - Tammy (Dan) Lundberg, Amy (Neal) Gebauer, Michelle (Andy) VanderWyst, Karla (Gil) Saylor & Todd Johnson; She is further survived by 9 great grandchildren, her sister-in-law Ann Liebelt and several nieces and nephews.

Verona is preceded in death by her parents, her husbands- Bennie Swanson & Henry Lind, brothers- Elmer & Robert Liebelt and a sister in law Martha.


The Funeral Service for Verona Swanson will take place at 11:00AM on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Spirit, WI. Visitation will take place from 9:00AM until the time of service at 11:00AM. Burial will take place immediately following the service at Spirit Hillcrest Cemetery.

Krueger Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the full obituary and leave online condolences at