Archive - Dec 23, 2010
Mrs. Elizabeth B. Cochran, 78, of Ludlow, passed into the next life at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at Jamison Hospital, New Castle, following a one month illness.
A lifelong area resident, Elizabeth was born Feb. 27, 1932 in Muzett to the late Lloyd and Luella Irwin.
She worked various jobs including the shirt factory in Warren, insurance agent, and helped run the store in Ludlow. Elizabeth was able to travel throughout the world which she loved. A member of Mission Covenant Church, Ludlow, she had recently moved to Pulaski to help raise her grandson.
Evert Eugene Swanson, 87, formerly of 345 E. Hemlock St., died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born January 18, 1923, in West Kane, he was a son of the late Oscar Albert and Ruth Peterson Swanson.Â On Dec. 13, 1947, in Kane, he married Hazel Cochran who preceded him in death.
Mr. Swanson served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, attaining the rank of Technical Sergeant.Â During his service, he took part in 35 combat missions and received the Distinguished Flying Cross Air Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters.