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Maye Swanson (born Seely)


Gender: Female

Date of Death: March 12, 1994

Birth Place: Boscobel, WI

Death Place: Topeka, KS

Maye Seely Swanson: Topeka-formerly Camano Island WA: died Saturday at a Topeka retirement home. She was born in Boscobel, a daughter of Charles and Rhoda Ann Dowling Seely and moved to Decatur County with her parents in 1906 and to the Grove community northwest of Topeka in 1911. She was graduated from Delia High School. She taught in elementary schools in Kansas and Washington more than 40 years and worked at the Bremerton WA shipyards during WW-2. She lived in Washington 38 years before she returned to Topeka in 1981. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Grange. She was a member and past matron of Order of Eastern Star and had been active in Democratic Party affairs.

She was married to Gale Roach-Muscotah, he preceded her in death. She was married to Edwin Swanson of Washington, he died in 1964. Nieces–nephews survive. Cremation is planned.

Arrangements for memorial graveside services are pending at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Interment will be in Muscotah Cemetery-Atchison County

Published in the Topeka Capital Journal, March 14, 1994

[Great-granddaughter of SGS # 3439 – Maye Elsie; Charles Mark; Daniel F.; Cornelius (# 3439); Daniel (# 1554); David; Charles; Samuel; Jonas; Obadiah]

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