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Katherine Rhyne Swanson

Birth
Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois, USA
Death 19 Jun 1996 (aged 92)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 177508952 · View Source
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Katherine R. Swanson, 92, formerly of 621 S. 12th St., died Wednesday, June 19, 1996, in Oakland, Calif.

Interment of cremains will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Condensed from the obituary published in the Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Sept. 21, 1996

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Katherine R. Swanson, 92, formerly of 621 S. 12th St., died Wednesday, June 19, 1996, in Oakland, Calif.

Born Oct. 5, 1903, in Kewanee to John and Barbara J. Duerst Rhyne, she married Dee H. Norton in 1932. He died in 1946. She later married Paul F. Kepner in 1956, in Ottawa. He died in 1979. She married Wilbur Swanson in 1980. He died in 1994, in Sterling. She also was preceded in death by one sister.

Surviving are two sons, James Norton of Denver, Colo., and John M. Norton of Boston, Mass.; one daughter, Nancy Salas of Oakland; three stepsons, Dee W. Norton of Iowa City, Iowa, Reeve W. Norton of Springfield and Les Kepner of Danville; four stepdaughters, Audrey K. Poindexter and Marilyn K. Woulf, both of Pekin, Emily N. Dipple of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Elaine K. Blackwell of Osage Beach, Mo.,; one brother, Gordon Rhyne of Rock Falls; and one sister, Alice R. Smith of Paradise, Calif.

A teacher for 32 years, she taught the mentally handicapped in Rock Falls for 19 years.

Cremation has been accorded.

Condensed from the obituary published in the Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - July 16, 1996

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Name: Katherine R Swanson
[Katherine R Kepner]
[Katherine R Rhyne]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 5 Oct 1903
Birth Place: Kewanee, Illinois
Death Date: 19 Jun 1996
Father: John A Rhyne
Mother: Barbara A Duerst
Jul 1980: Name listed as Katherine R Swanson
May 1968: Name listed as Katherine R Kepner
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  • Created by: Stephen Cantrell
  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177508952
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Rhyne Swanson (5 Oct 1903–19 Jun 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177508952, citing Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Stephen Cantrell (contributor 48212706) .