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SWEEZEY, George Ord

Source: The obituary is from a collection of newspaper (paper names not recorded) obituaries saved, by Fauniel Hershberger, during the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana.  The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.
Hand dated 1962

George Ord Sweezey, age 66, a resident of the Covington community most of his life, died Monday, Oct. 15, at his home. He had been ill 20 years. Born Dec. 5, 1895, in Covington, he was the son of George T. and Van Nora Phebus Sweezey. He was married in 1919 to Lillian Hazel Wallace. Mr. Sweezey had resided alone and had been employed as a log cutter and railroader. He was a World War I veteran. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Mary Fassion of Standard, Ill., Mrs. Louise Margherio of Spring Valley, Mrs. Vera Kreacioc of LaSalle and Mrs. Lola Foster of Peru; three sons, Louis of Norfolk, Va., John of Spring Valley and Gerald of Marysville, Calif.; three brothers, Joseph of Covington, Edward of Covington and Frederick of Louisville, Ky.; six sisters, Mrs. Emile Holden of Covington, Mrs. Nona Ricketts of Indianapolis, Mrs. Marie Cruea of Chicago, Mrs. Mary Davis of California, Mrs. Elda Orticcilli of Niagara Falls, N. Y., and Mrs. Edna Custer of Garrett; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He also was preceded in death by a child and a sister. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at the Hegg Funeral Home. The Rev. Glenn Ray will officiate. Military services will be conducted and burial will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery.   --typed by Walt W
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