Date of birth: 31 Jan 1909 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Date of death: 27 Sep 2002 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, September 29, 2002
Ruth (Betner) Swartz Ruth (Betner) Swartz, 93, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Greenwood. She was born Jan. 31, 1909, in Indianapolis. Her parents were Walter B. and Orpha A. (Vinson) Betner. She married Roy L. Swartz on March 14, 1930, in Smith Valley in Green- wood. He preceded her in death May 10, 1996. Survivors include a daughter, Julia Jean Swartz of Greenwood. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ross Betner in April 1982 and Donald Betner on Dec. 17, 1999; and a sister, Katherine Zschiedrich on April 13, 1999. She was a 1926 graduate of Center Grove High School. She was employed for several years by Kingman and Co. Meat Packers in Indianapolis as a bookkeeper in the credit depart- ment. She and her late husband had also farmed in White River Township for many years. She attended Center Grove Presbyterian Church and Green- wood Order of the Eastern Star 390. A service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel. Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in White River Township.
Source: Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, September 28, 2002
RUTH BETNER SWARTZ Ruth Betner Swartz, 93, Greenwood, died Sept. 27. She was a credit department bookkeeper for Kingan & Co. She was a member of the Greenwood chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Services: 10 a.m. Sept. 30 in Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, with calling from 2 to 7 p.m. Sept. 29. Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Glenns Valley. She was the widow of Roy L. Swartz. Survivor: daughter Julia Jean Swartz.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey