SWEDE, Anna 1864-1950
SWEDE, JOHNSON, SAMPSON
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Date: 4/8/2015 at 20:45:28
Mrs. George Swede Dies In Waterloo
Mrs. George Swede, an early resident of Grundy county, died at St. Francis hospital in Waterloo Tuesday morning. Old age and complications were the cause of her death. She was 86 years, 6 months and 7 days old.
Funeral services will be at the Ferree Funeral Chapel, Grundy Center, at two o'clock Friday afternoon. The service will be conducted by Rev. J. Perry Rather, pastor of Friends church, Waterloo. Burial in the Grundy Center cemetery.
Mrs. Swede was twice married. Her first married name was Sampson. There is one daughter from that marriage, Mrs. Nash from Waterloo. There is one daughter from the second marriage, Mrs. Harold McRoberts, of Waterloo.
Mrs. Swede spent most of her life in Grundy county. The family owned and resided on a farm four miles northwest of Grundy Center. Mr. Swede died in 1934. A few years later she sold the farm and moved to Grundy Center. About ten years ago she moved to Waterloo to make her home with her daughter.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 September 1950, pg 6
Anna B. Swede
Anna B. Swede, daughter of William and La Visa Johnson, was born Feb. 20, 1864, in Poweshiek county, Iowa. In December 1886 she was married to Carlton Sampson. To this union two children were born, Arlington L. (deceased) and Clara Sampson Nash of Big Rapids, Mich. On March 19, 1897, she was married to Geo. H. Swede of Grundy Center, Ia., near which place they lived a number of years. To this union two children were born, George C. (deceased) and Edna Swede McRoberts of Waterloo.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. George Nash of Big Rapids, Mich., and Mrs. Harold McRoberts of 421 Baltimore Ave., Waterloo--where Mrs. Swede had made her home in recent years; twelve grandchildren; 17 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Clatt, of Steamboat Rock and Miss Magdalene Johnson, Santa Monica, Calif.; one brother, Clarence Johnson, Huntington Park, Calif., and a host of relatives and friends.
She was a member of the Friends Church. Funeral services were conducted by Dr. J. Perry Prather, pastor of the Church of the Brethren, Waterloo, in the Ferree Funeral Chapel in Grundy Center, with burial in the Grundy Center cemetery, Thursday, Sept. 28, 1950.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 5 October 1950, pg 8
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