Obit: Swaney, Marie (1885 - 1954)

Contact: Ken Wood

Surnames: Swaney, Marks, Shigley, Lotter, Mylard, Schmidt, Rue, Walter, Buskie

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Monday, Oct. 4, 1954; Page 12

Swaney, Marie (11 Sept. 1885 - 1954)

Illness Fatal to Mrs. M. Swaney

Funeral Is Scheduled Tuesday At Spencer

Medford--Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Swaney, who died at 3:10 p.m. Saturday at the Medford Hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Swarthout Funeral Home in Spencer. The Rev. Douglas Marks, pastor of the Medford Methodist Church, will offociate. Burial will take place in Rose Hill cemetery at Riplinger.

Mrs. Swaney was 69 years old and had been in ill health the past two years. She was admitted to the hospital several hours before her death.

Born Sept. 11, 1885, in New York, she came to Clark county with her parents at the age of five. She was married twice; the first time to George Shigley, who preceded her in death, and on March 15, 1932, to Charles Swaney at Neillsville, Wis.

Since the death of Mr. Swaney on Nov. 22, 1953, she made her home here with a daughter, Mrs. Luella Lotter.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Bert (Mahala) Mylard, Colfax, Mrs. Edward (Dolly) Schmidt and Mrs. Clifton (Anna) Rue, Marshfield and Mrs. Luella Lotter, Medford; a son, Earl Shigley, Owen; two sisters Mrs. Theresa Walter, Stratford and Mrs. Julia Buskie, Manitowoc; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

One child preceded her in death.



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