Obituary: Shirley M. Swearingen
Shirley M. Swearingen, age 91 formerly of Rhinelander, died Dec. 28, 2017, at Lake Shores Assisted Living in Lake Tomahawk. She was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Milwaukee to Herbert and Ellen Bergner.
She is survived by her children, Lane (Karen) Webster of Waunakee, Kerry Webster of Rhinelander, Carla Webster of Rhinelander, Paul (Rita) Webster of Rhinelander, and Brenda Truitt of Marco Island, Fla.; stepsons, Randy Swearingen of Mundelein, Ill., Thomas (Beth) Swearingen of Rhinelander, and John Swearingen of Rhinelander; 17grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Tom Webster, and Mark Swearingen; daughter, Linda Kofron; stepson, Richard “Dick” Swearingen; grandson, Theron Kofron; and son-in-law, Paul Truitt.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Jan.6 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Inurnment will take place in Northland Memorial Park. (Carlson Funeral Home)