Letha B. Swartz
Residence: Monticello, Indiana (Sitka Area)
Died: Friday, September 19, 2014
Location: 11:20 a.m. at the Whispering Pines Rehabilitation Center of Monticello, Indiana.
 
 
Age: 100
Date of Birth: Tuesday, March 10, 1914
Birth place: White County, Indiana
 
 
Father: Otto F. McCloud  
Mother: Clara ( Rex ) McCloud  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: White County, Indiana here all her life.
Funeral Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Funeral Location: 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014, Celebration of Life Service at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Dr. James Elliott of the Sitka Baptist Church
Burial will take place: In the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery of rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Letha had lived in white County all of her life, and in the Sitka (rural Monticello) area since 1973. She was the in the first graduating class of Buffalo High School in Buffalo, Indiana. Letha had owned and operated the Norway Café for over twenty-three (23) years. Letha had also worked at the Rexall Drug Store for seven (7) years, and Mel-Lou Market for five (5) years, both of Monticello, Indiana. Letha had also sold tickets at Indiana Beach and did food demonstrations at the local grocery stores. She was a member of the Sitka Baptist Church in Sitka, Indiana. Letha never met a stranger and few people ever forgot her. She was known locally and people lovingly called her "Yellow Pages" because she knew everybody.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Southern Care Hospice Program or to the Sitka Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On September 30, 1936 at the homestead of Rev. Jake Fross, she married Ray M. Swartz. He passed away on July 2, 1986.
Survivors include:
Niece,
Diana Hutton of Colorado

Sister-in-law,
Helen McCloud of Monticello, Indiana;

Brother-in-law,
Chuck Alma of Monticello, Indiana;

Special Friends,
Susan (husband Barry) Alpha of Monticello, Indiana,
Helen Swank of Monon,Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, and Great Great Nephews.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Otto F. and Clara (Rex) McCloud;

Husband,
Ray M. Swartz;

Son,
Norman Swartz;

Brother,
Rowland McCloud;

Sisters,
Opal Alma, and
Beulah Hanna.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583-8488