Irene Swears |

Irene Swears

Private services for Irene M. Swears of Grass Valley will be conducted at a later date. Burial will be at the New Elm Ridge Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Swears died Thursday, April 18, at a local hospital. She was 97.

She was born May 3, 1904, in Michigan to Frank and Elsie Hile.

She was a homemaker for more than 80 years. She was a member of the Rough and Ready Grange. She enjoyed gardening.

She is survived by her daughter, Jeanne Shafer of Fruitport, Mich.; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Linda Grover of Grass Valley; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Swears, in 1965.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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