Cynthia  Ann Sweet
Cynthia Ann Sweet

August 27, 2017
Born in Albert Lea, MN
Resided in Aurora, Colorado
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Cynthia Ann Urness Sweet was born in Albert Lea, MN on July 5, 1948. to parents, Henry & Dorothy- (Olson) Urness She grew up in the small farming community of Frost where she attended Frost Public Schools until graduation in 1966. She went on to attend Mankato State College and received a B.S. in Elementary Education in 1970.

During the summers, Cyndi worked in the bean fields and also for Jolly Green Giant Canning Company. She began teaching in Pine City, MN, in March of 1971 where she taught remedial reading and first and second grades for seven years. Her principal in Pine City moved to Aurora, CO, and encouraged her to venture to Colorado to teach first and second grades at Lansing Elementary School, where she remained for eight years. In 1987, she moved to Dartmouth Elementary, where she also taught first and second grades. After thirty-two years of teaching, she retired in 2003. She was loved by all of her students and her fellow staff members.

Cyndi's interests included stitching, reading, card making, traveling, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. She was an active member of Delta Kappa Gamma, a teacher's society, Salvation Army Metro Denver Women's Auxiliary and All Saints Lutheran Church. One of her proudest moments was when she received The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Doll of the Year award for 2015.

In 1980, she met Stan, who would become her best friend and husband, on October 17, 1981.

She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Stan Sweet, of Aurora, CO, and her brother, Rayburn Urness, of Frost, MN, and numerous cousins and friends.

Contributions may be made to All Saints Lutheran Church, Salvation Army Metro Denver Women's Auxiliary (remembrance fund), Make-A-Wish, or charity of choice.

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Memorial Service
All Saints Lutheran Church
15625 E. Iliff Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
Wednesday, September 6, 2017