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Lucretia Swartzendruber Keim
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Birth: 1885
Death: 1954

Wife of Joseph B. Keim

Lucretia Keim, daughter of Daniel Swartzendruber and Catharine Swartzendruber, was born July 24, 1885, in Johnson Co., Iowa; passed away at the Scheurer Hospital, Pigeon, Mich., Dec. 28, 1954; aged 69 y. 5 m. 4 d. Death was due to complications after a 4-month illness. She accepted Christ at the age of 16 and remained true to her Lord till the end. On Nov. 19, 1907, she was united in marriage to Joseph Keim in Miami Co., Ind. Later they moved to Iowa Co., Iowa. After two years they moved to Pigeon, Mich., where she was a member of the Pigeon River Conservative Mennonite Church. They had 4 children (Mary--Mrs. Elmer Ropp, Pigeon; George, Bay Port, Mich.; Erma--Mrs. Orie Kauffman, White Pigeon, Mich., and Dorothy, at home). Surviving are her husband, 4 children, 17 grandchildren, 6 stepchildren (Abe, Alvin, and Katie--Mrs. Jesse Schrock, Kokomo, Ind.; Noah and Jonas, Sugarcreek, Ohio and Lena--Mrs. George Swartzendruber, Pigeon), 19 step-grandchildren, 35 step great-grandchildren, 3 brothers (George, Jake, and Dan, Pigeon), and a host of other relatives and friends. One brother and one sister (Mahlon and Mary) preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at the Pigeon River Conservative Church, Dec. 31, in charge of Emanuel Swartzendruber and Earl Maust. Burial was made in the church cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel George Swartzendruber (1857 - 1905)
  Catharine Yoder Swartzendruber (1858 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph B Keim (1868 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Mary E Keim Ropp (1909 - 1997)*
  George H Keim (1910 - 1999)*
  Erma Mae Keim Kauffman (1912 - 1960)*
  Dorothy V Keim (1917 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Swartzendruber Miller (1882 - 1923)*
  Lucretia Swartzendruber Keim (1885 - 1954)
  Mahlon D. Swartzendruber (1897 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pigeon River Mennonite Church Cemetery
Pigeon
Huron County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Twist
Record added: Aug 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74299845
Lucretia <i>Swartzendruber</i> Keim
Added by: Mary Lazarus
 
 
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RIP, Lucretia, wife of my 2x Great-uncle, Joseph Keim
- Evelyn (Blevins) Williams
 Added: Sep. 13, 2013

- Mary Lazarus
 Added: Aug. 23, 2013
 
 
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