Lois Paulette Sweet


August 24, 1942 - July 28, 2014


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.


Thursday, July 31, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Friday, August 1, 2014
10:30 AM
Zion Lutheran Church
Mitchell, South Dakota


Norwegian Lutheran Free Cemetery
Pukwana, South Dakota

entry posted by Jodi Hildebrand on 07-31-2014
Had the great privilege of working with Lois at Syncom. She was a wonderful lady who I adored. I also went to school with Otto and Oran who are both wonderful was well. My thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time.
entry posted by Mary & David Robinette on 07-31-2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Hold each other close and remember all the good times. Our deepest Sympathies at this time of loss. Take good care. Love the Robinette's
entry posted by betty keegan on 07-30-2014
prayer go out to you god be with you at this time
entry posted by larry and donna connor on 07-29-2014
our sympathies go out to all the sweet children,grandchildren and great grand children. prayers and hugs go out to you all Lois will be missed by all but left alot of memories to be cherish by the family and people who knew her
entry posted by Betty North on 07-29-2014
You all are in my prayers. God be with you all in this sad time.
entry posted by Steven Tollefson on 07-29-2014
Otto, Orin, Orville Connie, Charlie, What is to say you are good friends you mothe was the best she was good to me and to so many others we had great fun even with your mom at work in the café and just hanging out. She was special to me very gracious and fun, It never a good time to lose love ones I whish I could be thereto hug you all and see you again. you all share a special place In my memory and heart you are all like her generous and kind and good people. I whish you all the best. Love each other. Hold on too each remain loving friends to each other. Know your friends care. Steve Tollefson Lincoln Nebraska
entry posted by Vicky Hohn on 07-29-2014
All of you are in my thoughts and prayers, she was a great lady
entry posted by Bob Buell on 07-29-2014
I enjoyed working with you at the print shop. Many laughs and good times. You will be missed by many.
entry posted by Rick Atwood on 07-29-2014
You will always have a special place in my heart. You were a part of my life for so many years. I will never forget the wonderful times we shared. My heart grieves for the loss of a mom to so many.
entry posted by Dawn Lorang on 07-28-2014
So sorry to hear about Lois. My sympathies, thoughts, prayers and hugs to the family.
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