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Alvin Carl Sweet 1888-1964


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 1/15/2012 at 23:13:16

Alvin Sweet Funeral is Thursday
Funeral services for Alvin Carl Sweet, 76, are to be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Reese Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Rawlin Johnson officiating. Burial will be in East Side cemetery.

Friends may call at Reese Funeral Home from Wednesday at 9 a.m. until noon Thursday.

Pallbearers are to be Clifford Kruse, Arthur Kruse, Harvey Solmonson, Russell Peterson, Glen Krantz and Merton Mason.

Mr. Sweet died early yesterday morning at a Brainerd, Minn., hospital after an illness caused by a series of strokes. He and Mrs. Sweet had lived in Brainerd since last fall. Prior to that they had lived for six years, since leaving Estherville, in the Willmar, Minn. area.

Alvin Sweet was born Jan. 29, 1888 at Rolfe to Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Sweet. He came to Estherville as a small boy with his parents and received his education here.

He was married in 1908 to Minnie McFarland who preceded him in death. On Oct. 18, 1955 he was married to Vivian Foderberg at Fairmont. During the time he lived here, Mr. Sweet was employed by the city of Estherville and Fagre Construction Co.

He is survived by his widow; two brothers, Lewis of Estherville, and Willie of Billings, Mont., and one sister, Mrs. Everett Briggs of Minneapolis.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, one brother and two sisters. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, April 7, 1964)


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