Keith (Friday) Eugene Harper Swenson, age 58, of Alpena, AR passed away Monday, March 16, 2020. He was born April 1, 1961 in Colorado Springs, CO son of Bob Harper and ILeen (Reed) Owen.
Keith graduated from Alpena High School in 1979. He was employed at Alpena Monument Company. Friday faithfully served his community by dedicating over 35 years to the Monument Company, using his amazing talents to show his love for others. Friday adored his best friend; his loving wife, his daughters, and grandchildren and loved every second he got to spend with them. He especially loved cooking for the family. Friday was a true friend to everyone. You never had to wonder what he was thinking. He had an infectious laugh that captivated everyone, and he loved to play jokes on others and bring joy to their lives.
He is survived by his wife Jane Hays of Alpena, daughters, Morgan Rudd and husband Nathenial of Harrison, Taylor Swenson and husband Eric Sjolin of Batavia, sisters, Carolyn Hudson and husband Doug of Alpena, Darlene Woods and husband Bobby of Bergman, Karlene Armer and husband Allen of Alpena, Rene Hicks and husband Randy of Phoenix, AZ, brothers, Daniel and wife Sherry Harper of CO, Owen Jay Owen and wife Summer of KS, grandchildren, Mason Bear and Zadie , Easton and Vayda Sjolin, a number of nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews, extended “work” family Mike and Lasea Forney and Zane Hulsey and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents ILeen Reed Owen and Bob Harper and step-father Owen Owen.
Celebration Of Life will be 11:00 AM Friday, March 20, 2020 at Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest with Minister Roscoe Wade officiating. Final disposition will be cremation with burial at a later date. Visitation will be 5-7 PM Thursday March 19th at the funeral home.
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