Patricia Ann Sweet, 87

Patricia Ann Sweet, 87, of rural Wabash, died at 11:06 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2020 at Parkview Wabash Hospital.  She was born Sept. 14, 1932 in Wabash County, to Russell L. and Wildus Leona (Tyner) Howard.

Patty was a 1950 graduate of Somerset High School. She married Dale Gene Sweet in Wabash County on March 30, 1951; he died Dec. 4, 1989. She was a homemaker and a farmer's wife. Patty was a member of the College Corner Brethren Church, the Women's Missionary Society, and the Cozy Homemaker Home Ec Club. She enjoyed going to garage sales and watching QVC on television. 

She is survived by six children, Rick (Debbie) Sweet, Gary (Fay) Sweet, and Tamie (Steve) White, all of Wabash, Angie (Bruce) Moore of Cedar Park, Texas, Tracy (Rob) Martin of Amboy, and Deb (Ron) Brock-Johnson of Lodi, Wis.; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; brother, Charles Howard of Fort Pierce, Fla.; and her sister-in-law, Beverly Howard of Marion.  She was also preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Myrval Howard.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Billy Hesketh officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset.  Friends may call 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is College Corner Brethren Church.

The memorial guest book for Patty may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Jun 29