13.Dec 1977 - The Daily N WA. Mrs. Swerin

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13.Dec 1977 - The Daily N WA. Mrs. Swerin - CLARES. SWERIN Services for Clare S. Swerin,...
CLARES. SWERIN Services for Clare S. Swerin, 79, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Forks Congregational Church with burial in Forks Cemetery. The Rev. Thomas Porter will officiate. Arrangements are by Harper Funeral Home. Mrs. Swerin of Forks died Sunday in Seattle following a brief and sudden illness. Mrs. Swerin was born June 27,1898, in Utsire, Norway, to Mr. and Mrs. Eric T. Erickson and came to the United States in 1902. She married John W. Swerin Oct. 4,1924, in Seattle. She was a long-time member of the Rebekah Lodge in Forks. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Robert of Forks, and Kenneth of Bothell; a daughter, Carol Rose of Seattle; a brother, Ralph Ericksen of Seattle; five sisters, Martha Sayers, Palma Larson, and Goldie Wolfla all of Seattle, Selma Petersen of Juneau, Alaska, and Grace Anderson of Hayward, Calif.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Forks High School Scholarship Fund. FLORENCE A. PURSLEY Services for Florence A. Pursley, 79,

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  2. 13 Dec 1977, Tue,
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