Lawrence Henry Schwalm1

M, #3610, b. 21 April 1927, d. 23 May 1992
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2020
  • Lawrence Henry Schwalm is also referred to as Lawrence Glen Schwalm in some sources.2
  • He was born on 21 April 1927, Fearnot, Schuylkill County, PA.3,1,4
  • He was the son of John Alfred Schwalm and Margaret Alice Klinger.
  • Lawrence Henry Schwalm was baptized on 16 August 1927, Zion (Kilnger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • He married Ruby Edna Starr, daughter of Gurney Arthur Starr and Minnie Edna Wiest, on 28 October 1944, Reformed Church Parsonage, Lykens, Dauphin County, PA.5,6
  • Lawrence Henry Schwalm died on 23 May 1992, Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 65.3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Lawrence H. Schwalm
    Lawrence H. Schwalm, 65, of 32 N. Market St., Elizabethville, died Saturday at Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.
    Born in Spring Glen, he was a son of Margaret Klinger Schwalm Martz, Dalmatia, and the late John Schwalm.
    He was a custodian at Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    He was a life member of Elizabethville Fire Company, and a member of Elizabethville Fire Police and Erdman Sportsmen Association.
    Surviving are his wife, the former Ruby Starr; a son, Glen H., Lykens ; a stepdaughter, Rebecca J. Clark, RD Millersburg; his stepfather, Daniel Martz, Dalmatia ; a brother, LeRoy, Klingerstown; two sisters, Elsie Lentz, Herndon, and Norma, Dalmatia; three grandchildren and a great-grandson.
    Services were held this afternoon from Hoover Funeral Home, Elizabethville. Interment was in Riverview Memorial Cemetery, Halifax.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 26 May 1992, Tue, Page 3.7
  • He was buried on 26 May 1992, at Riverview Memorial Gardens, Halifax, Dauphin County, PA.3,7

Children of Lawrence Henry Schwalm and Ruby Edna Starr

Citations

  1. [S119] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, "Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Lykens, Dauphin Co, PA," Zion Lutheran Church, Lykens, Records, p. 205.
  2. [S501] "All In The Family," The Hessians: Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 10, p. 103.
  3. [S239] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 1, p. 84.
  4. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S360] Donald Reed and N. Daniel Schwalm, "All In the Family, JJHSA vol. 9", p. 121.
  6. [S107] Newspaper Article, "Miss Ruby Starr and Lawrence Schwalm Wed," The Daily Item (Sunbury, PA), 31 Oct 1944, Tue, Page 5.
  7. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Lawrence H. Schwalm, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 26 May 1992, Tue, Page 3.
  8. [S255] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 7, no. 1, p. 106.

Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel1

F, #3614, b. 19 August 1912, d. 3 July 1992
  • Last Edited: 29 Jun 2020
  • Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel was born on 19 August 1912, Urban, Northumberland County, PA.3,1
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edwin Rothermel and Mary Cardella Shaffer.2
  • Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel married Ira Irvin Schwalm, son of Albert Peter Schwalm and Barbara A. Clark, circa 1933.4
  • Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel died on 3 July 1992, Rothermel Personal Care Home, Hegins, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 79.3
  • She was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church Cemetery, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Schwalm rites
    Services for Mildred E. Schwalm, 78, formerly of Star Route, Spring Glen, who died Friday morning at Rothermel's Personal Care Home, Hegins, were held this morning from Zion Lutheran Church, Lykens area. The Rev. Barry Ridge, Gratz, officiated. Interment was in the parish cemetery.
    Bom in Urban, Aug. 19, 1913, she was a daughter of the late Charles and May Shaffer Rothermel.
    Retired, she was employed by Blyler Fruit Farm and Quaker State Farms, both of Spring Glen.
    She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and Gratz Area Senior Citizens.
    Her husband, Ira, died in 1983.
    Surviving are three sons, Paul, Valley View, Mark, Gratz, and Roy, Broad Channel N.Y; two brothers, Nevin Rothermel, Dornsife area, and Guy Rothermel, Winfield; a sister, Alma Klinger, Lykens area; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
    Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, was in charge of arrangements.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 06 Jul 1992, Mon, Page 2.5

Children of Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel and Ira Irvin Schwalm

Citations

  1. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S349] Nevin C. Rothermel Obituary, June 17, 2006.
  3. [S239] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 1, p. 84.
  4. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29940233/…
  5. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mildred E. Schwalm, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 06 Jul 1992, Mon, Page 2.

Paul I. Schwalm

M, #3615, b. 4 March 1935, d. 9 December 2016
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2016
  • Paul I. Schwalm was born on 4 March 1935, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • He was the son of Ira Irvin Schwalm and Mildred Elizabeth Rothermel.
  • Paul I. Schwalm married Nancy Marion Harner, daughter of Ira A. Harner and Naomi E. Updegrave.2
  • Paul I. Schwalm married Lorraine M. Kessler, daughter of Charles Kessler and Elsie Sweinhart, circa 1998.3,1
  • Paul I. Schwalm died on 9 December 2016, Lehigh Valley Hospital - East Norwegian, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 81.4
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Paul I. Schwalm, 81, of Valley View, passed away Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street.
    He was born March 4, 1935, in Lykens Township, a son of the late Ira and Mildred Rothermel Schwalm.
    He was a graduate of the former Hubley Township High School.
    Paul served in the Army Reserves.
    He was a tire technician for Klinger & Stehr, Valley View, until his retirement; after retiring, he worked for several years for Jesse Zerbe Refuse, Valley View, and for Buffington-Reed Funeral Home.
    He was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View, where he served as a church trustee, choir member and Communion steward.
    He was also a member of the Valley View Gun Club and the Hegins Valley Fire Rescue.
    Paul enjoyed hunting, spending time outdoors and attending his grandchildren's sporting events.
    Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his first wife, Nancy Harner Schwalm, and a step-grandson, Chase Witmer.
    He is survived by his wife, Lorraine M. Kessler Schwalm, to whom he was married for 22 year; four sons, Scott Schwalm and his companion, Gretchen Lentes, Dauphin, Dennis Schwalm and his wife Christine, Terry Schwalm and his wife, Amy, and Jason Schwalm and his wife Amanda, all of Hegins; three stepsons, David Witmer and his wife, Julie, Yorktown, Va., Robert Witmer and his wife, DeLana, Bedford, N.H., and Ronald Wiest and his wife, Kimberly, Midlothian, Va; a stepdaughter, Michele Pigott and her husband, Jeffery, Harrisburg; seven grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; two brothers, Mark Schwalm, Spring Glen, and Roy Schwalm, New York; nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View, with the Rev. Duane Bardo officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be made in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Valley View. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 221, Valley View, PA 17983. Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.
    Published in Republican & Herald on Dec. 11, 2016.1
  • He was buried on 14 December 2016, at Saint Andrews United Methodist Church Cemetery, Valley View, Schuylkill County, PA.1

Children of Paul I. Schwalm and Nancy Marion Harner

  • Scott Paul Schwalm5
  • Dennis I. Schwalm5
  • Terry D. Schwalm+5 b. 30 Aug 1964, d. 14 Nov 2019
  • Jason M. Schwalm5

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Online obituary for Paul I. Schwalm.
  2. [S219] "Frederick S. Schwalm," Journal of Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 2, no. 3.
  3. [S295] "All In The Family," The Hessians: Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 8, p. 108.
  4. [S1147] Online Obituary, For Paul I. Schwalm.
  5. [S210] "Additions and Corrections," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 1, no. 1, p. 14.