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 Wayne B. Swartz

Wayne B. Swartz

Birth
Assumption, Christian County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Jan 2008 (aged 89)
Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Burial Oakland, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 67516200 · View Source
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Wayne B. Swartz, 89, of Arcola and formerly of Oakland, passed away 1:57 a.m. Thursday, January 17, 2008 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, 2008 at Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main Street in Arcola. Rev. Robert Lee officiated. Burial was in the Oakland Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2008 at the funeral home.

Mr. Swartz was born on September 13, 1918 in rural Assumption, a son of Kenton Eugene and Pearl Elsie (Hilbrant) Swartz. He married Margaret Louise McQueen on October 17, 1942 in Fairfield. She passed away January 21, 2006.

Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Griffiths and husband Jim of Toledo; one son, Randall Wayne Swartz and wife Letitia of Sheblyville; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Bessie Tucker.

Mr. Swartz was a retired farmer, having farmed in the Oakland area for over 40 years. He was a member of the Antioch Church of rural Oakland. he was also a Mason. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren.


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  • Created by: JMS
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67516200
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wayne B. Swartz (13 Sep 1918–17 Jan 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67516200, citing Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, Coles County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by JMS (contributor 47032380) .