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New London Park Days

June 1, 2024 @ 11:00am

Line up: 10:00am at Eastside Drive New London.  No cost to participate in the Parade.

Bring a non-perishable food item to go towards our food drive.  Appreciated but not required!  

National Anthem :Gina Jameson; Flag Raisers: Veterans, Bob Ross and Tom Day

Grand Marshals for 2024 

David and Lois Swon

David and Lois Swon reside in the city limits of New London. David is the son of the late Doc and Viola Swon of Perry and Lois is the daughter of the late Bill and Ruth Baker of New London. 

David and Lois started dating as freshmen in high school, and got married in 1969 and have been married over 55 years. They have two daughters, Valarie Brothers of Hannibal and Jayme Lane of Center, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 

David has one brother, Steve Swon (Pat) and two sisters, Debbie Lewis (Bob Vierdag) ad Terri Anderson (Jim). Lois has one brother, Bruce Baker (Bettye) and one sister Pam Matson (Larry). She also has two deceased sisters, Mary Kent and Penny Overstreet. 

David retired from General Mills after 38 years of service. Lois retired form Peters Heating and Air with 17 years of service.

They attend the First Christian Church of New London. 

David is an outside person, always hunting in the winter and his love of yard work, gardening and his flowers in the Spring and Summer. 

While David is at hard work outside. Lois enjoys reading and doing jigsaw puzzels. 

They both enjoy together attending their granddaughter's softball games, going antiquing, attending auctions and traveling. 

But most important to them is the time they spend together and also the time they spend with family and friends. 

2024 Grand Marshals