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Lois P. Sweet

Lois P. Sweet

Lois Paulette Sweet, 71, Mitchell, died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday August 1, at Zion Lutheran Church in Mitchell, South Dakota. Burial will be in the Norwegian Lutheran Free Cemetery in rural Pukwana. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7:00 PM at the Bittner Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7:00 PM.

Lois Paulette Sweet was born on August 24, 1942 in Chamberlain to Henry and Agnes (Larson) Otterpohl. She grew up and attended school in Gann Valley. Lois worked at the I-90 Caf, as a waitress, Syncom, Caseys and Jet Lanes in Presho, SD. She has been living in Mitchell for the last 40 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and VFW Auxiliary.

Lois is survived by her six children: Otto Sweet of Mitchell, Oran Sweet of Mt. Vernon, Orville Sweet of Parkston, Charolette Suess of Casper, WY, Connie Tiensvold of Sioux Falls and Caroline Grimes of Parkston; one brother, Ernest Otterpohl of Mitchell; two sisters: Adelaide Maiden of Mitchell and Ramona Wendelboe of Letcher; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one grandson, Calvin Sweet and special friend, Ken Carlson.