Mrs., Mary Ann Swarts
Taken By Death
Mrs. Mary Ann Swarts born in Pennsylvania February 18 1864 died Wednesday April 10 1946,in a Merced hospital. Last year she came to Chowchilla and resided with her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Swarts, in the Ashview District until her death.
Mrs. Swarts is survived by four sons, Ernest Swarts, Chowchilla; Albert Swarts, Okla; George Swarts, San Jose; and Francis Swarts, Santa Cruz; two step sons Charles Swarts, Alberta Canada; and John Swarts, Clinton, Mo; a step daughter Mrs. Hattie Gates, Okla; and 17 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 12, in the Chowchilla Funeral Chapel with Rev. W. A. Frazier of Alamo officiating, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Henke rendered two duets.
Pall bearers were James Ellis, C. L. Welch, Charles Blaylock, E. W. Barton, Louis Gai and A. D. Crawford.
Internment was in Plainsburg cemetery, Chowchilla Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.