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 Café, as a waitress, Syncom, Casey’s 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; fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one grandson, Calvin Sweet and special friend, Ken Carlson.