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 Gertrude Aletha “Pink” <I>Morlan</I> Swimm

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Gertrude Aletha “Pink” Morlan Swimm

  • Birth 30 May 1909 Davis County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 9 Sep 1987
  • Burial Udell, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 46320428

Pink was the second child born to George and Ella Mae Ogden Morlan. She was nick named "Pink" because one of her Ogden uncles said she was a cute little pink baby. Pink married Don Ream. Craig Allen Reem was born on September 10, 1944 She and Don Ream divorced and she married a couple of other men, but never had any more children. She lived in California and Shreveport, Louisiana. It was there that she met and married John Swimm. She met him at work. Pink died from breast cancer on September 9, 1987. She was 78 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother in infancy, Max George; another brother, Cecil Morlan; and a sister, Erma Kilpatrick.
She was survived by her husband, John Swimm; her son,
Craig Ream; 3 brothers, Lorance, Robert, and Roger; 4 sisters, Lucille Duty, Reva Burgess, Carolyne Moore and Jean Spring.


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  • Maintained by: Barb Vavra
  • Originally Created by: Judy K. Roberts
  • Added: 4 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46320428
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Aletha “Pink” Morlan Swimm (30 May 1909–9 Sep 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46320428, citing Fairview Cemetery, Udell, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Barb Vavra (contributor 47545361) .