A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for Beulah NYMAN
Summarized from her obituary in the Janesville Gazette, April 10, 2004: Beulah I. Schwerin, age 87, of Janesville, Wisconsin died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at home. She was born in Juda, Wisconsin on July 15, 1916, the daughter of Rynold J. and Nora M. (Barnum) Nyman. She grew up on the family farm in Green County, attended Twin Grove Grade School, and graduated from Juda High School in 1934. She had been a member of Oakly United Brethren Church, where she was very proud that in her younger years she had received an attendance certificate for never missing Sunday school. Beulah married Alvin J. Schwerin on Dec. 19, 1935. He preceded her in death on April 23, 1984. She was employed at the assembly plant during WWII making shells, and also the Lewis Knitting Company and Parker Pen. Beulah was a member of First Congregational Church. She is survived by 2 daughters, Joyce Wiskie of Milton and Dolores McCool of Janesville; 2 grandchildren, Laura Lee (Theodore) McCool-Ilges of Ft. Wayne, IN, and Charles Lawrence McCool III of Janesville; 3 great-grandchildren: Laura Norine McCann of Ft. Wayne, IN, Cory Ann McCool and Dylan Charles McCool, both of Janesville; and a great-great-granddaughter, Laura Yazmine Herrara of Ft. Wayne. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 47 years, Alvin; 2 brothers, Lavern P. Nyman and Ralph G. Nyman; and a son-in-law, John "Jack" Wiskie.
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