Vertie Viola <I>Swartz</I> Burkett

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Vertie Viola Swartz Burkett

  • Birth 8 Jun 1881 Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 14 May 1950 Wells County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 33033205

Bluffton News Banner
May 15, 1950
Pg 1 Clmn 6

Mrs. Daniel Burkett Claimed by Death

Mrs. Vertie Viola Burkett, 68, wife of Daniel Burkett, died at 8:30 Sunday evening at her home at 322 East Washington Street. She had been ill six months and death was attributed to arterio sclerosis.

She was born June 8, 1881 in Greenville, Ohio to John and Nancy Burkett Swartz. Her marriage to Daniel Burkett took place in Bluffton on Feb. 6, 1901. She was a member of the First Methodist Church and of the Pythian Sisters lodge and Poplar Grove club. No children were born to the union.

Surviving besides the husband are a brother, Elbert Swartz, of Portland and two sisters; Mrs. Ira Meeks or Parker and, Mrs. Eva Thorp of Bluffton. Two brothers and a sister are deceased.

The body will be taken at 6 o'clock this evening from the Jahn funeral home to the residence where friends may call. The body will be returned at 12:30 Wednesday to the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home with rev. E. E. Kaufman officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview cemetery.


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  • Created by: Patrick Swartz
  • Added: 18 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33033205
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vertie Viola Swartz Burkett (8 Jun 1881–14 May 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33033205, citing Fairview Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Patrick Swartz (contributor 47025436) .