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Cora M. Swartz

November 5, 2012
Estherville Daily News

DAVENPORT?- Cora M. Swartz, 92, of Davenport, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at St. Mary's Health Care Center, Davenport. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Memorials may be made to Genesis VNA & Hospice or First Presbyterian Church Davenport in her memory.

Cora was born in 1920 in McGrath, Minn., the daughter of Edwin and Ida Sloan. She was united in marriage to Robert Swartz on May 5, 1945 in Winnebago, Minn. After working in administration at the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill., for nine years, she retired in 1989.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Robert; two daughters, Deann Meye, Anchorage, Alaska and Karen Wallin, Mankato, Minn. Three sons, Richard (Janice) Swartz, Armstrong, Roger (Sandy) Swartz, Redwood Falls, Minn., and Daryl (Linda) Swartz, Bettendorf, 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one sister, Wilma Wilkes, Bishop, Calif. She had been preceded by four sisters, Pearl, Goldie, Edwina and Evelyn.

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Cora M. Swartz

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