Ina Pearl Swanson, 79, died Wednesday [July 25, 1969] at 6:20 p.m. at Ottumwa Hospital. She had been in failing health for several years and had been living in nursing homes. She was a former ready-to-wear saleswoman.
The daughter of Alonzo and Laura Harker, she was born March 22, 1891, in Ottumwa, and lived here all of her life. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Order of Eastern Star Chapter 112, Beauceant and White Shrine.
Her marriage to Oscar Swanson took place here on July 29, 1913. He died July 25, 1969. Mrs. Mabel Saul of Ottumwa is a sister-in-law. She leaves two nieces. One brother and one sister preceded her in death.
Services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Jay Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Smith of First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman