MRS. WILL SWANSON
Mrs. Will Swanson Is Buried On Sunday
Prophetstown: - Funeral services were held
Sunday in the Gardner Chapel at 3 p.m. for Mrs. Will Swanson, 59, who died
Friday morning. The Rev. C. A. Bentson, pastor of the Lutheran Church,
officiated. Burial was in the Walnut Cemetery. Mrs. Everett Wilkinson
sang , accompanied by Mrs. Harold Anderson. Pallbearers were Darwin
Anderson, Jack McNeill, Lester Swanson, Russell Brooks, Hammon Lawnrece and
Elmer Pletsch. In charge of flowers were Mrs. Darwin Anderson, Mrs. Clarence
Maxwell and Mrs. Karl Swanson.
Mrs. Swanson was also survived by one
half-sister, Mrs. J. (Fannie) Singpiel of El Paso, Tex., and two half
brothers, John and William Vosberg of Dovary, Minn.
Out of town persons attending the funeral were
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Vosberg and son James, Mrs. Raymond Vosberg, Mr. and
Mrs. John Lucht of Worthington Minn.,; John Vosberg, William Vosberg and son
Leland, Adolph Vosberg of Dovary, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Jones of Cisne,
Mr. and Mrs. Arlando Thompson, Charles Thompson of Johnsonville; Mr. and
Mrs. Hobart Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Yon of Marva; Mr. and Mrs.
Charles McGinnis of Galesburg. Others were also present from Lombard, Minoch,
Rockford, Davenport, Rock Island, Moline, Colona, Manlius, New Windsor,
Geneseo, Sterling, Rock Falls, Hooppole and Erie.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Whiteside County, Illinois, July 21, 1953 - Tuesday, page 2,
submitted by Melva L. Taylor)