August ‘Louie’ Swenson

August “Louie” Swenson, age 92, of Tomahawk, passed away on April 29, 2020 at Howard Young Medical Center in Minocqua.

Louie was born on March 13, 1928 to August and Helen (Bloehm) Swenson. Louie worked for Tomahawk Tissue and Georgia Pacific for many years. All the while Louie was working, he also ran a dairy farm at his home. He loved being outdoors – hunting, fishing and taking his dog for walks. When he wasn’t outside, Louie liked working on puzzles, making fishing ties and creating leather wallets, purses and belts.

Louie is survived by his two nieces – Esther (Warren Short) Pagel of Tomahawk and Peggy (Ray Winker) Woller of Tomahawk; and his grandchildren – Eric Woller and Shawn (Jessica) Street. He is further survived by his great grandchildren – Cadyn Street, Cecelia Street and Aviana Woller; and his beloved dog – Danny Boy. Louie is preceded in death by his parents and sisters – Leona Swenson and Esther Pierce, brother – Albert Swenson and nephew-in-law – James Pagel.

Louie’s life will be celebrated privately. He will be buried in Greenwood Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Joan, the Home Health Nurse, for all of her care and a special thank you to Bonnie, Esther and Peggy for their love and care.

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

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