Obituaries

Gerald (Jerry) M. Sweet Sr. 1948 - 2009 Bonner Springs

Mass of Christian burial for Gerald (Jerry) M. Sweet, 61, Bonner Springs, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Shawnee.
Mr. Sweet died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at Olathe Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 7, 1948 and he graduated from De Soto High School in 1966.
Mr. Sweet worked from Brewer’s/ Queen’s Price Chopper in Bonner Springs for 42 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and later of the Overland Park Christian Church.
On Oct. 22, 1969, he married Marcia Laugesen, in Bonner Springs. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Mary (Kirk) Gossage, Bonner Springs; a son, Jerry M. Sweet Jr. (Linda), Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Shirley Dyner, Kansas City, Kan.; a twin brother, Harold E. (Maureen) Sweet, Kansas City, Kan., and brother, John Sweet, Kansas City, Kan.; and a granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22.
The family suggests memorials to the family to help with funeral expenses, sent in care of Amos Family Chapel, Shawnee.