Stephen Joseph Swiss (1909-1976)

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Stephen Joseph Swiss
Swiss, Stephen J.JPG
Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs
Born: 7 Apr 1909 Cross Village, Michigan
Died: 11 Jan 1976 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: John Pawel Swiss
Mother: Sophia Kozlowski
Siblings: Anna M. Swiss
Frank Swiss
Walter A. Swiss
Stephen Joseph Swiss
Stella A. Swiss
Twin Girl Swiss
Louis John Swiss
Marie Swiss
Francis Mac Swiss
Evelyn Swiss
Spouse: Edna May Johnston
Married: 13 Jan 1934 Emmet Co., Michigan
Children: Raymond Swiss
Gerry Lee Swiss
Leta Swiss
Carol Swiss
Shirley Swiss
Ellen Swiss


Petoskey News-Review, Monday, January 12, 1976

Stephen Swiss Rites Tuesday

Funeral services for Stephen Swiss, 66, of Harbor Springs, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Gillian-Erwin Funeral Chapel, Fr. Gerald Dvorak, OFM will officiate and burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

A Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. tonight (Monday) at the funeral chapel.

Mr. Swiss died Sunday at Little Traverse Hospital after a short illness.

He was born April 7, 1909 in Readmond township. He worked as a farmer and carpenter and was employed by Rockwell and Bond until 1973 when he retired.

Survivors include two sons, Raymond and Gerry, both of Harbor Springs; four daughters, Carol and Ellen of Harbor Springs, Mrs. Hazel (Leta) Gregory of Traverse City, and Shirley of Lansing; eight grandchildren; one brother, Louis Swiss of Cross Village; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Schultz of Petoskey, Mrs. Marie Rouse of Grand Junction and Stella Swiss of Cross Village.

Friends may call at the Gillian-Erwin Funeral Chapel after noon today.


  • 1910 Federal Census, Readmond Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Swiss, John
, Stephen, son, male, white, 11 months, Michigan, Austria, Austria
  • 1920 Federal Census, Readmond Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Swiss, John
, Stanley, son, male, white, 11, Michigan
  • 1930 Federal Census, Readmond Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Swiss, John
, Steve, son, male, white, 21, Michigan, Poland, Poland
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
SWISS, Steve and JOHNSTON, Edna
Date of Marriage: 1/13/1934
Liber: 5
Folio: 25
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
SWISS, Steven
Date of Death: 1//11/1976
Liber: 1976
Folio: P9
Place of Death: Petoskey
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
Swiss, Steve
Birth Date: 7 Apr 1909
Death Date: Jan 1976
Social Security Number: 369-07-6462
State Number Was Issued: Michigan
Death Residence Zip Code: 49740
Locality: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Swiss, Stephen Joseph
Age: 66
Born: 4/7/1909
Died: 1/11/1976
Burial: 1/13/1976
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file PNR 1/12/1976
  • Petoskey News Review, Aug 1999, Obituary: Swiss, Edna May Johnston