Ruby Luella Knowles

Female 1921 - 1996  (75 years)


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  • Name Ruby Luella Knowles  [1
    Born 26 Apr 1921  Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Aug 1996  Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I69510  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Family Ancestors Glenn Paul Swanson,   b. 18 Feb 1911, Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1982, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Gary Glenn Swanson,   b. 15 Nov 1945, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 2012, Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     2. Gloria Gail Swanson,   b. 4 Aug 1953,   d. 12 Sep 2014  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     3. Dennis Swanson  [natural]
     4. Judy Swanson  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F30472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RUBY L. SWANSON - Friday - August 30, 1996

      Chelan - As a service to the Lake Chelan area, Precht Rose Chapel announces the death of Ruby L. Swanson, 75, a lifelong resident of Chelan. She died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1996, at Lake Chelan Community Hospital following an extended illness.
      Services of commemoration will be Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1996, at 2 p.m. from Precht Rose Chapel with the Rev. Roberta Claire officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at Fraternal Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, 1 to 8 p.m.
      She was born April 26, 1921, in the Boyd district, the daughter of Harley B. and Lelia (Province) Knowles. She attended school in the Boyd district and then she attended Chelan High School.
      On Feb. 26, 1939, she was married to Glen P. Swanson at Chelan. They lived for a short time on the Lepley orchard and then they moved into Chelan. Mrs. Swanson baked pies for the Apple Cup Cafe and baby-sat in her home. She then began to work in the kitchen at Lake Chelan Community Hospital. She then worked as an aide until she earned her RN. She continued to work at the hospital until her retirement.
      She was a loving wife and devoted mother.
      She is survived by two sons, Dennis of Wenatchee and Gary of Chelan; two daughters, Judy Swanson of Chelan and Gloria Swanson of Everett; one brother, Harlan Knowles of Onalaska; two sisters, Evelyn Darwood of Twisp and Vivian Carson of Wenatchee; four grandchildren, Eric Knapp of Chelan, and Monica Allen, Melissa Swanson and Janalee Swanson, all of Wenatchee; and one great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Collins of Wenatchee. She was preceded in death by her husband in August 1982 and by one sister and one brother.
      Services are under the direction of Precht Rose Chapel, Chelan.
      RUBY L. SWANSON - Services of commemoration will be Tuesday, September 3, 1996 at 2 p.m. from Precht Rose Chapel with Rev. Roberta Claire officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at Fraternal Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday 1 to 8 p.m. Services are under the direction of Precht Rose Chapel, Chelan.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Harley Bert Knowles (1900 - 1984)
      Lelia Gladys Province Knowles (1906 - 1970)

      Spouse:
      Glenn Paul Swanson (1911 - 1982)

      Children:
      Gary G Swanson (1945 - 2012)*
      Gloria Gail Swanson (1953 - 2014)*

  • Sources 
    1. [S1773] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;), Database online.
      Record for Ruby Luella Swanson