Louis B. Sweet
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Louis was born on August 27, 1926 in Lansing and passed away peacefully with his family at his side at age 87 on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Lou was a dedicated Lansing USPS letter carrier for 42 years and made friends all along his routes. He was a lifetime member of the National Association of Letter Carriers and for many years he served on the Board of Directors of Lansing Postal Credit Union. He proudly served in the US Army. Lou loved baseball, cars, and conversation.
He was preceded in death by his parents Judd and Beryl (McDonald) Sweet, sister Irene Moore and brother Bob. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years Elinor "Jean" and the family he was so proud of sons, Mike (Karen), Dan (Kim), Jeff, and Todd (Charmagne); grandsons, Jason (Amy), Josh, Cory (Rachel), and Eric (Andrea); great-grandson Benjamin, several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Services will be held at St. Michaels Episcopal Church, 6500 Amwood Dr. in Lansing at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, August 1, 2014. The family will receive friends at the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel at 520 E. Mt. Hope Ave. from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday and at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heartland Hospice in memory of Lou. Condolences may be made at www.palmerbush.com.
Published in Lansing State Journal on July 30, 2014