Helen Jewkes Ware Swasey Obituary, 2005












"Helen Jewkes Ware Swasey 1913 ~ 2005 FERRON, UT Helen 
Jewkes Ware Swasey died May 25, 2005, at the Emery 
County Nursing Home, Ferron, Utah. She was 91. She
was born in a small log cabin in Orangeville, August 
8, 1913, to William H. and Grace Tatton Jewkes, and 
grew up there with her brothers Ted and Hal, and
sisters Dee, Thelma and Betty. In 1933 she married 
Gilbert N. Ware and the couple made their home in Orange-
ville and in Wattis. They had three children Donald, 
Harold (who died shortly after birth) and Judith Dee.
Gilbert died in 1969 and in 1973 she married Ted Swasey. 
Ted died in 1976. She is survived by son Donald (Joan) 
of Salt Lake City, daughter Judi (Larry) Seay of Garden
Grove, CA, granddaughters Kimberly (Ty) Loyola and Tess 
(Kent) Thompson, great grandchildren Katie and Nicolas 
Loyola all of Salt Lake City, sister Betty (Ted) Bryan 
of Kenilworth and numerous nephews and nieces. Preceded 
in death by husbands Gilbert Ware and Ted Swasey, son 
Harold, sisters Dee (Art) Waterman and Thelma (Jack) 
Cox, and brothers Ted (Artell) Jewkes and Hal (Fern) 
Jewkes. The family would like to extend a special thanks 
and much appreciation for the loving care and generous
companionship given to Helen by longtime neighbor and 
valued friend Lavon Reid Timothy who was always there
whenever she was needed. A graveside service will be 
held Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. at the Orange-
ville City Cemetery, directed by Fausett Mortuary. 
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be 
made in Helen's name to the Emery County Nursing Home, 
Box 936, Ferron, UT 84523."

Source: Published in the Deseret News on 5/29/2005.

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