ESTHERVILLE - Grant W. Swan, age 57, passed away suddenly February 6, 2012 at his home in Estherville, Iowa, from natural causes. He was born September 14, 1954 in Iowa City, IA. Grant graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School. Prior to living in Estherville, Grant lived and worked in Des Moines, Iowa City, Fort Dodge and Arizona. He was employed by Long John Silvers, the Yacht Club and at the time of his death, he was the owner of Swan Tax & Payroll Service, Inc. He was married to Virginia Nellis; they were later divorced. Grant is survived by his mother and step-father, Rose Ann and Larry Hilgendorf of Austin, MN, his daughter, Andrea (Kevin) Blagg of Aurora, CO, his two grandchildren, Gabriel and Kaitlyn Blagg, his brother Ted (Karen) Hilgendorf of Isanti, MN, his sisters Elizabeth Thompson of Fort Dodge, IA and Theresa (Merrill) Leffler of Fort Dodge, IA, nieces, nephews, aunt, cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony and his brother, Michael. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences and memorials may be sent to Andrea Blagg at 19007 East Hampden Drive, Aurora, CO 80013.