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Helen Fern Swartz Elkin
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Birth: Dec. 11, 1911
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1977
Sioux Center
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Funeral services for Mrs. Roland Elkin of Wall Lake, Ia. were held on Friday, Nov. 11, 1977 at 12 o'clock at the United Methodist Church in Wall Lake with the Reverend Richard Viney officiating at the service. Mrs. Elkin passed away on Nov. 7, 1977 at the hospital in Sioux Center, Ia.

Helen Fern Swartz was born at Estherville, Ia. on Dec 11, 1911. She spent her youth and attended school at Estherville, Ia.

In October, 1936 she was united in marriage to Roland Elkin of Estherville. They engaged in farming and several years lived in Excelsior Township. To this union four sons were born. They retired from farming in 1973 and moved into Wall Lake, Ia.

Mrs. Elkin is survived by her husband, Roland; Wall Lake, Ia.; three sons, James, San Diego, CA.; Delbert of Early, Ia.; and Otis of Neola, Ia.; five grandchildren and three half sisters. Evelyn, Beth and Eileen.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a son Larry Lee.

Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Estherville and the following served as pallbearers: Dean Anderson, Wendell Anderson, John Elkin, Ronald Elkin, Jerry Opelt and Wayne Salton.

Karen Reiter was the organist and accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lee Willhoite who sang special music.

-Obituary from The Spirit Lake Beacon (12/8/1977)
Family links: 
  Walter Franklin Swartz (1883 - 1957)
  Elma Ruth McAffee Swartz (1886 - 1911)
  Rolland Orvil Elkin (1910 - 1992)*
  James E. Elkin (1937 - 1991)*
  Larry Lee Elkin (1944 - 1944)*
  Helen Fern Swartz Elkin (1911 - 1977)
  Eileen Margene Swartz Blunt (1933 - 2014)**
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Mar 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10561864
Helen Fern <i>Swartz</i> Elkin
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- DB Johnson
 Added: Jan. 1, 2015
God Bless!
- D.A.E.
 Added: Oct. 8, 2011
Rest in peace...
- Nancy
 Added: Mar. 29, 2005

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