Keystone. June 5 – Funeral services for Mrs. Caroline Ingalls Swanzey will be held at the Keystone Congregational church Thursday at 2 p.m., daylight savings time. The Order of Eastern Star will conduct the rights and Rev. Carl Loocke will assist. Burial will be in De Smet.
Mrs. Swanzey came with her parents to Dakota Territory and they settled at De Smet. She worked on several small newspapers in the state before coming here about 35 years ago as an employee of the paper and later married David N. Swanzey. He died in 1938.
She was active in church and community affairs and recently received a 50-year life membership in the Eastern Star here. Survivors include a sister, Laura Ingalls Wilder of Mansfield, Mo., and Rose Wilder Lane, a niece, both widely known authors, and a stepdaughter, Mary.
She died Sunday in a Rapid City hospital. Funeral arrangements were made by Behrens Mortuary of Rapid City.