Saturday May 7, 1966
Mrs. Ruth Annetta Schwalm, 39, wife of Clair M. Schwalm, of Valley View, Star Route, died early Saturday morning in Pottsville Hospital where she had been a patient twelve days.
Born in Sacramento, August 19, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Homer and Annetta Umholtz Coleman.
Mrs. Schwalm, a graduate of Hubley Township High School, had been employed in the garment industry for several years. After graduation from Empire Beauty School, Pottsville, she operated a beauty parlor at her home for some time.
Mrs. Schwalm was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and Sunday school, Sacramento.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Claire Louise and Deborah Gayle, one son, Steve Thomas, all at home. Also surviving are four sisters, Mary, wife of Russell Koppenhaver, Sacramento; Marie, wife of Marlin Spotts, New Cumberland; Marcella, wife of Warren Stutzman, district superintendent for Penna. Department of Highways, Hegins; Devona, wife of Richard Bush, Eddington; one brother, Thomas, Valley View, Star Route.
Funeral is Tuesday afternoon from St. Paul's Church, Sacramento. Her pastor, the Rev. J.; Wilson Harner, of Spring Glen, Star Route, will officiate. Interment is in St. Paul's Union Cemetery, Sacramento. Buffington Funeral Home of Valley View has charge