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Leonard "Len" Sweet
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1921
Standish
Arenac County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 9, 1954
Lansing
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Len was born in Standish, MI the son of Joseph and Monica (Pietrusinska) Sweet. Len moved to Flint, MI in the 1920's. Len graduated from Flint Northern High School where he was and outstanding athlete. Len excelled in Football and Basketball. He went on to graduate from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti where he met his wife Myrle Jane (Murph) Marjfern. They were married on a snowy Thanksgiving Day at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Len went on to be the football coach at Dye High School in the Flint area. He then went on to take a postion as head football coach at Dearborn High School, Dearborn, MI. While there he was attending a coach's convention in East Lansing he was in a automobile that was struck by a drunk driver, Len died on Mother's Day, leaving his wife Murph, sons Rickard (Rick), Barry and a son on the way Leonard. Brothers: Roy, Martin, Charles and Thomas Sweet, sisters; Marie Reno Wolfe and Elaine Sweet Mattar. He is loved and missed by an army of family and friends. Len was inducted into the Greater Flint Sports Hall of Fame after his death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph M. Sweet (1886 - 1964)
  Monica "Minnie" Pietrusinska Sweet (1895 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrle Jane Marjfern Sweet (1923 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marie Catherine Sweet Wolfe (1916 - 2004)*
  Thomas Sweet (1919 - 1985)*
  Leonard Sweet (1921 - 1954)
  Elaine Ester Sweet Mattar (1929 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sacred Heart
 
Created by: Dave Reno
Record added: Sep 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15573827
Leonard Len Sweet
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