Obituary – Swart, Marvin Chester

Class of 1946

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Marvin Swart

Football, ’40-’46; Perryscope Staff, ’45-’46.

Marvin Chester Swart

August 29, 1928 – November 18, 1992

Former Perryan Marvin Swart, 64, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1992, at his home at 11217 Stratford Drive, Oklahoma City.

Swart was born at Perry, Aug. 29, 1928, to Chester and Lola Swart. He graduated from Perry high school in 1946 and also was a graduate of Oklahoma City university.

He and Verna Lee Shelton were married in Perry, Sept. 11, 1949. Swart was an engineer with Southwestern Bell Telephone and had worked in Ponca City, Billings and Oklahoma City. Swart was a veteran of the military, having served with the 45th division in Korea. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star.

In addition to Mrs. Swart, of the home, survivors include two daughters, Marva Laughlin, Guthrie, and Beverly Fortune, Ponca City; one son, Terry Swart, Bartlesville; four grandchildren; one sister, Lavina Hussey, Oklahoma City; and a brother-in-law, Hugo Friedemann, Perry.

A memorial service has been set for 10 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Brown Funeral home of Perry. Memorial contributions may be made to the Judith Karman Hospice.