Kathi May Sweet

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Memorial services for Kathi May Sweet, 54, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at the outside altar at Trinity Lutheran Church of Estherville. Rev. Paul Wiegman will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place from 5-8 p.m., Friday.

Interment will take place at Waterman Cemetery of Sutherland.

Kathi passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

Kathi, the daughter of Don A. and Eldora (Raymond) Barry was born on July 3, 1953, in Cherokee.

She received the majority of her primary education in the Sutherland School District, eventually earning her G.E.D. Kathi furthered her education with numerous community college courses along with specialized trade school training.

During Kathi's years of good health she was an avid community volunteer and was honored on many occasions with awards for outstanding service. Some of her personal highlights included Who's Who of Outstanding Women of America, Spencer Women of Today Rose Petal Award, and the United States Jaycee Woman Membership Merit Award.

She was preceded in death by her mother; and oldest son, Travis Ebel.

Kathi is survived by her children: Tammie Brueggeman of Hartley, Amanda Sweet and her fiancée, Taylor Olson of Estherville, and Mitchell Sweet of Estherville; one grandchild; father, Don A. Barry of Spencer; brother, Don Barry and his wife, Paulette of Clever, Mo.; and sisters: Pat Barry of Spencer, Dorothy Pierret and her husband, Rich of Maple Grove, Minn., and Yvonne Barry of Spencer.

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