Loretta M Sweet

July 19th, 1929 to June 26th, 2019

Loretta May Sweet, 89, of Burtchville Township, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

She was born July 19, 1929 in Flint to the late Clarence and Martha Grathoff. She married Junior Russell Sweet on February 11, 1949 in Flint. He died December 1, 1999.

Mrs. Sweet was a medical technologist at Port Huron Hospital for 25 years, 20 of those working as afternoon supervisor. She was a member of the American Medical Technologists for 45 years and served as President of the state organization for 3 years. Loretta was an active member of Lakeport Wesleyan Church, and she considered them her second family. She served on the board of the St. Clair County Chapter of the American Red Cross for 13 years and was the Disaster Director. Family was the center of Loretta's life.

Loretta is survived by three sons, G.L. "Jerry" Sweet, John (Mary) Sweet and Tracey (Yvonne) Sweet; five grandchildren, Lanae (Jeff) Parsons, Karie Sweet, Justin (Patty) Tibble, Cassandra (Stephen) Fraley and Travis Russell Sweet; seven great grandchildren; a brother, Gary (Shirley) Deuel; dear friend and special angel caregiver, Judy McDonald; and many other lifelong friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Robertson; and a brother, Ronnie Deuel.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019 in Lakeport Wesleyan Church. The Reverend Drew Mills officiated.

Burial was in Burtchville Township Cemetery.

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