OSCAR FREDERICK SWAN
Oscar Frederick Swan Dies, Funeral Rites Will be
Manlius: - Oscar Frederick Swan, 83, former
New Bedford business man died in the Prairie View Nursing home in Princeton
The body was brought to the Howard Johnson
Funeral Home in Manlius where friends may call Saturday afternoon and
evening. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the New
Bedford Christian Church, the Rev. Robert Low, pastor of the church
officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev. F. Gwynne Cook, pastor of the
Henry Christian Church, former New Bedford pastor. Burial will be in the
Mr. Swan was born Dec. 21, 1872 in New Bedford
the son of Peter and Anna Johnson Swan. He was married to Hattie N. Winkler
on Feb. 22, 1897 in New Bedford. He sold insurance for the American
insurance Company for 53 years and also owned and operated a billiard parlor
in New Bedford for a number of years.
Survivors are one daughter Mrs. Seriel (Ethel)
Serie, Sheffield; three sons, Earl E., Princeton; Kenneth, Clinton, Ia.,;
Glenn, Mesa, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. A. T.
He was preceded in death by his wife, two
daughters, Mrs. Edna Sousser and Mrs. Gladys Beachler, his parents, three
brothers and two sisters.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, October 20, 1961, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)