Article from the Sikeston Standard, Sikeston, Missouri, 5 April 1929 reads…
MRS. B. F. SWARTZ DIES IN CROSSING ACCIDENT
Urbana, Illinois, April1 - Mrs. Minnie E. Swartz, wife of B. F. Schwartz, 801 South Vine Stree, died at Burnham Hospital at 11:30 o’clock Sunday night as the result of injuries received when her car was struck by an interurban car at the Coler Avenue crossing in Urbana, at 2:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon, Her granson, John Carson, 9 years old, was seriously injured.
The deceased is survived by her husband and the following children: Earl Swartz of Matthews, Missouri; Mrs. F. T. Carson of Urbana, Mrs. George Cooper of Peoria; Leon Swartz of Bloomington, Mrs. Wesley Polk of Evanston and Ted Swartz of Urbana. The funeral was held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at Urbana. Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery.