Donald Leslie Sweeney

Dates

April 12, 1938 - April 25, 2016

Obituary

     Donald Leslie Sweeney was born April 12, 1938 at Ravinia, SD to Hugh and Edith (Gross) Sweeney. He grew up living and attending school at Kimball and Tyndall. He served in the US Army from 1955 to 1958. On September 7, 1964 he married Judy Borgheiinck in Emery.

     Don was employed as a John Deere mechanic until retiring in 2010. For several years he operated a road maintainer in Pleasant Township.

     He is survived by his wife, Judy; three brothers: Merlin (Vivian) Sweeney of Bassett, NE, Richard Sweeney of Brookings, Robert (Emelda) Sweeney of Crestview, FL; two sisters: Dorothy Nelson of Sioux Falls and Mary Kaye (Jim) VanSickle of Bassett, NE.

     He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Friday, April 29, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location
Hettinger-Bittner Funeral Chapel
Emery, South Dakota

Service

Date
Friday, April 29, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Location
Hettinger-Bittner Funeral Chapel
Emery, South Dakota

Cemetery

Saint Martin Catholic Cemetery
Emery, South Dakota


Posted by Ray Schulte on April 28, 2016
Sorry for your loss.
Posted by Cecilia Determan on April 28, 2016
So sorry for your loss, Judy. He was such a good man. I remember you two dating and driving up and down main street just yesterday! People who use Pleasant Township roads are really going to miss you Donnie. Especially with all this rainl Please tell my folks Hello when you get to visit with my folks up there! RIP
Posted by mary richter on April 28, 2016
So sorry for ur loss judy!! Also condolences to his brothers and sisters!! Rest in peace!!
Posted by Lois Heiman on April 28, 2016
My deepest sympathy Judy!
Posted by Judy Leiferman on April 27, 2016
With deepest sympathy, Judy.
Posted by Rosanna Swyter on April 27, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss. Donny was a good, kind man and always tried to do the right thing. Rest assured Judy, he thought the world of you which was evident in so many ways. He will be so missed.
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