Oral Elizabeth <I>Schwestka</I> Lane

Oral Elizabeth Schwestka Lane

West Union, Fayette County, Iowa, USA
Death 11 Mar 1957 (aged 78)
Elgin, Fayette County, Iowa, USA
Burial West Union, Fayette County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 138085201 · View Source
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*Final rites for Mrs. Oral Lane, 78, who died Monday at the home of her daughter Mrs. Herbert Ash, Elgin, were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday from Bethel Presbyterian church. Interment in the West Union cemetery.
Mrs. Lane was born Oral Schwestka, daughter of Frank and Ella Schwestka, in West Union on July 27, 1878.
She married George Elsner October 23, 1902 and to them were born two children. Her husband died in 1911.
On October 13, 1913, she married Floyd Lane, and to them a daughter was born. Mr. Lane died in 1946.
Mrs. Lane was baptized and joined the Episcopal church at Anaconda, Mont., transferring her membership to Bethel Presbyterian church of West Union in 1927. She had lived with her daughter since Septemeber.
Surviving are a son and two daughters, Horace Elsner, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. ClL. Northrop, Cedar Gin, five grandchildren and on great granddaughter. Three brothers, Joe Schwestka, St. Charles, MN; Lyle Schwestka, New York, NY, and Donald Schwestka, Waterloo, and five sisters, Mrs Jim Kennedy, Oelwein; Mrs. William Ponsar, Fayette; Mrs. Mildred Casey, Belvidere, Ill.; Mrs Robert Boggs, Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Art Johnson, Texas, survive also.
== Sources ==
Oelwein (Ia.) Daily Register, Friday March 15, 1957

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 138085201
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oral Elizabeth Schwestka Lane (27 Jul 1878–11 Mar 1957), Find a Grave Memorial no. 138085201, citing West Union Cemetery, West Union, Fayette County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Debra Bowers (contributor 48094993) .