Obituaries - Oscar SWANSON
Oscar Swanson Dies [my note: died June 10, 1965]
Oscar Swanson, 81, of Colchester, died at 1:10 p.m. Thursday, June 10th, at the District Hospital. He was a retired railroad worker.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 13th, in the Chapel of the Jones Mortuary with the Rev. Ray Nowlin conducting the services. Burial was in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Mr. Swanson attended the Free Methodist Church.
On October 31, 1912, he was married to Winnie Jane Cox, who is deceased. Surviving are five children, Miss Dena Swanson of Quincy; Kendall of Sciota; Mrs. Marietta Johnson of Lewistown; Everett of Colchester and Ordell of Macomb; three brothers, Albert of Colchester, Cliff and Clyde of East Peoria and a sister, Mrs. Anna Fentem of Colchester. Ten grandchildren also survive.
A son, Paul; a brother, Elmer; a sister, Mrs. Flora Carmack and a grandson died previously.
Contributed by Kathy Lathrop