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February 25, 1934 April 11, 2019
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SWEET, JAY ELWYN of Goodrich; died April 11, 2019.  He was 85. Born February 25, 1934 in Forester Twp., Michigan to the late Leslie and Susie (nee: Innes) Sweet.  He married Eileen Dawson on July 21, 1956 in Palms, Michigan.  He is survived by his loving wife, Eileen Sweet; four children, Victoria (Donald) Whiting, Jay Sweet, James Sweet and Russell (Jennifer) Sweet; 12 grandchildren, David Whiting, Michael Whiting, Daniel Whiting, Rebekah Whiting, Timothy Whiting, Jacob Sweet, Christina Algate, Sarah Morris, Nicholas Sweet, Zachary Sweet, Andrew Sweet and Allison Sweet; also survived by 6 great grandchildren; he was preceded in death by three siblings, Beulah Robbins, Lyle Sweet and Marie Sweet.  Jay was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from United Airlines.  Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Lakeview Community Church 10023 S. State Road, Goodrich.  Luncheon to follow.   Military honors will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019  at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.  Arrangements were entrusted to VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME-ORTONVILLE.

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 4/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
Lakeview Community Church

10023 S. State Road
Goodrich, MI 48438

Lakeview Community Church
10023 S. State Road Goodrich 48438 MI
United States

Military Honors




10:00 AM 4/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48442

Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Road Holly 48442 MI
United States

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