Stories from Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Anna Mae Swearingen
Anna Mae Swearingen, 90, of Brazil passed away April 15, 2012 following a brief illness.
She was born Feb. 24, 1922 in Clay County, the daughter of Ross O. Swearingen and Clara Hamm Swearingen.
She graduated from Staunton High School, Class of 1940.
As a young lady, Anna Mae worked for both Modern Cleaners and Schepplers Cleaners. She later went on to work for IBM Corp. in a clerical position for 31 years, retiring in 1987...
Lorraine H. Pronckus
Lorraine H. Pronckus, 88, of Bainbridge, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2012. She was born on Dec. 18, 1923 in St. Paul, Minn., to John and Anna Brunner. Mrs. Pronckus was a member of Bainbridge United Methodist Church, founding member of the Bainbridge Improvement Society, a member of the Ladies Shrine Auxiliary of Putnam County, past president VFW Post 1550 Ladies Auxiliary, and past president of the St. Paul American Legion...