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Franklin John "Bud" Swanda

Male 1908 - 1999


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  • Born  17 Oct 1908  Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Nov 1999 
    Buried  Rogers, Benton Co, Arkansas, USA, -Benton County Memorial Park Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1673  Clarkson
    Last Modified  11 Apr 2019 

    Father  Peter "Pete" Swanda,   b. 3 Aug 1879, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1968, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Josephine Vaverka,   b. 22 Oct 1883, Moravia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1957, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Apr 1902  Hennessey, Kingfisher Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F567  Group Sheet

    Family  Nora Lurleen Donahue,   b. 1911,   d. 1978 
    Married  6 Nov 1929 
    Family ID  F620  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Franklin John "Bud" Swanda was first married to Nora Lurleen Donahue. They were divorced in 1951, and he was secondly married to Lynn (maiden name unknown). He died in 1999 in Rogers, Benton county Arkansas.

      Local artist Nora Lurleen Swanda, 67, of 1100 Park Manor, died Sunday in Baptist Medical Center, after a short illness. Services will be at 3 pm Tuesday at Smith and Kernke Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs Swanda, a native of texas, lived in Oklahoma City for more than 60 years. She was a local painter and retired bailiff for Oklahoma County District Court. She was a member of the Church of Religious Science. Survivors include a son, Richard L, Rogers Arkansas; a sister Nelly Miskovsky, Oklahoma City; her mother, Mrs Vie Lura Donahue, Oklahoma City, and three grandchildren.
      [source] Oklahoma City Newspaper (unidentified); dated about 1978; From the Swanda Family History Collection of Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.

      Notes for Franklin "Bud" Swanda; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2013; for Family Stories at pamgarrett.com.