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C., superintendent is a Ray Smith, hatcheryman at Swea, dies Swea City — Raymond Dale (Ray) Smith, 65-year old co-owner' oT tfie;Swea;<City Hatchery died Friday morning at the Holy Family hospital at Estherville. He had been a patient there since the previous Sunday with pneumonia, heart complications and a lung embolism. He was born June 23, 1897 at Algona and attended Kossuth county schools. He operated a hatchery business in Swea City for 32 years. Mr. Smith, who never had married, was a veteran of War II, active in the American Legion and many other civic enterprises. Surviving are two brothers and two sisters, Luther, Des Moines; Ernest, Estherville; Mrs Belle Black, Algona; Mrs Bertha Eckholm, Mason City. Five brothers are deceased. Funeral services were held Monday at the Swea City Methodist church with the Rev. Edward Maus, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Harrison township cemetery with military rites by the Swea City Legion. Pallbearers were nephews, Gifford Smith, Swea City; Irvin Smith, Armstrong; David Smith and Hugh Black, Algona; Russel Smith, Estherville; and Howard Smith, Aitkin, Minn. Organ music was by Esther Charlotte Smith at the organ Mr Smith had presented to the church in, memory of his parents. is of

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  1. Kossuth County Advance,
  2. 22 Nov 1962, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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