Harold Swartz, 95

Harold W. Swartz, 95, of Marcellus, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Three Rivers Health, Three Rivers.

He was born July 5, 1917, the son of Cloyd E. and Mable A. (Gearhart) Swartz. On Sept. 30, 1945 he married Geraldine A. Bent who preceded him in death on June 17, 2011.

He had been a lifelong resident of the Marcellus area and was engaged in farming all his life. He was a member of the Newberg Norton Bible Church and the Cass County Farm Bureau.

Surviving are one son, Steven H. (Tracey) Swartz of Marcellus; one daughter, Roberta (Charles) Wiggins of Skandia; one brother, Willard Swartz of Three Rivers, one sister Florence Cooper of South Bend, Ind.; six grandchildren and six great-grandsons; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Ursch and one sister, Mary Butchbaker.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 29, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home, Marcellus.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 30, in the funeral home with Rev. John Hill of the Newberg Norton Bible Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Marcellus Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Newberg Norton Bible Church.

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