Helen S. Richards

Born: August 8, 1904 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Died: September 15, 1954 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Buried: September 16, 1954 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 9)
Father: Charles Henry Richards
Mother: Katherine Moeling Fitzenreiter
Husband: Andrew Swice
Married: August 15, 1922
Children: Richards Andrew Swice

Lake Charles American Press, September 16, 1954:

Burial Rites Set Today for Mrs. Swice

        Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Richards Swice, 50, West Lake resident for many years and a great-granddaughter of Calcasieu parish pioneers, will be held at 4 p.m. today at the Burke funeral home.
        The Rev. M. J. Bertrand, an assistant pastor at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception, will officiate.
        Burial will be in the family's Goos cemetery in Goosport.
        Mrs. Swice died at St. Patrick's hospital at about 5:45 p.m. yesterday.
        Mrs. Swice is the wife of Andrew Swice, owner of the K and M general merchandise store in West Lake and their home is on Magnolia avenue in West Lake.
        She was the great-granddaughter of the late Capt. Daniel Goos and Barbara Katherine Moeling Goos. Her parents were the late Charles Richards and Katherine Fitzenreiter Richards.
        Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Andrew Richards Swice of West Lake and a grandson.
        Pall bearers will be Wilbur Ledbetter, Frank Daniels, Frank Gallaugher, Jr., Charles Elliott, Larry Elliott and H. C. Krause.