Luther Murlin Sweigert II Luther Murlin Sweigert II, aka Sonny, passed away on December 22, 2013, in Clearlake. He leaves behind his loving wife, Mary Sweigert of Clearlake; his children, Rachel Burks and Luther M. Sweigert III; and grandchildren, Emma Burks, Beau Burks and Luther M. Sweigert IV, all of Sacramento. He also leaves behind his two beloved companions, his dogs, Lady and Tess. Born in Washington DC to Luther and Mable Sweigert, Sonny was also a former resident of Vacaville. In 1971, Sonny enlisted in the Marine Corps where he spent two years in active duty. He was a proud Veteran, at one time serving as Post Commander for the American Legion Post 437 and was currently in the role of Finance Officer. He was employed by the California Department of Corrections for 28 years and is still considered a part of the CDC "family". An inurnment graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Lower Lake Cemetery. Following the graveside service, there will be a short service and reception at the American Legion Post 437, commencing at 11 a.m. If you would like to make a donation in his memory, please send to the American Legion - Konocti Post 437, 14770 Austin Rd, Clearlake, CA 95422. To leave an online guestbook entry, please visit www.jonesandlewis.com. Arrangements entrusted to Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel FD 800, Lower Lake, CA 707-994-6417.
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from Jan. 7 to Jan. 13, 2014