Obit: Swim, Mary J. (1858 - 1937)

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----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 04/08/1937

Swim, Mary J. (10 JUL 1858 - 3 APR 1937)

Mrs. Charles Swim died of plural pneumonia at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. A. Kubera, here (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.), on Saturday, April 3rd, 1937, aged 78 years 8 months and 23 days.

Mary Josephine Swim was born at Granville, Wis., on July 10, 1858. On July 14, 1897, she was united with Charles Swim at Springfield, Wis. During her early married life she lived at Abbotsford, Wis., Lake Geneva and Cadott, Wis. In later years, after the death of her husband, in 1918, she spent most of her time with her daughter, Mrs. Grace Swim, at Thorp, and her grandson and granddaughter, Harley Swim and Mrs. A. Kubera.

She leaves to mourn, of the immediate family, two sons, Carroll Whaples, Arpin, Wis., Earl Whaples, Cameron, Wis., two daughters, Mrs. Grace Swim, Waukesha, Wis., and Mrs. Pearl Weishoff, Reeseville, Wis., and one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Whaples, Monroe, Wis.

Rev. Carl Berry conducted funeral services at two o’clock Tuesday afternoon at the Bogumill Funeral Home and interment was made in the East Thorp Cemetery. Pallbearers were: John Roth, Aug. Stocker, Art Seaman, Jos. Wilcenski, Chas. Pettit and Mike Kronberg.



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