Catherine Sweet, 83

Catherine Sweet, 83, of Watertown, South Dakota, formerly of McCabe, Montana, passed away at the Jenkins Living Center in Watertown early Sunday morning, September 20, 2020.

Her Funeral Service and a complete obituary will be announced by the Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home in Williston.

Catherine was born January 17, 1937 in Hazen, Arkansas to Frank and Stella (Sulewski) Kowalczyk. The family moved from Arkansas to Roundup, Montana in April 1937. She grew up in Roundup and graduated from the Roundup High School with the class of 1954.

She married Raymond Sweet on February 21, 1955 in Roundup, MT. They moved to Bismarck, North Dakota for six months, then to Culbertson, MT for half the remaining year and then to Ed Hansen place in McCabe, MT off and on for about forty-five to fifty years. They raised their three children, Evelyn, Paul and David. They bought a house in the town of McCabe.

From 1980 to 2000, Catherine worked in the Roosevelt Memorial Hospital and Nursing home, as a cooks helper, dishwasher and cook until she retired to take care of Ray and the family until Ray retired.

Catherine is survived by her family, daughter, Evelyn Heckmun of Culbertson and her family Danny (Jessie) Ray, Bucky and Randy (Debbie) and their children Natalie and Jerome all of Culbertson, MT, a son, Paul and his wife, Deborah Sweet and their family Ricky and Michael Audus and Brandy (Jake) Jensen, and their family Xander, Logan, Dominic, and Gabriel all of Canton, SD, and Marcus of Wolf Point, MT, a son, David whom preceded her in death, he never married but stayed home to help his parents, until his death in February of 2007; one brother, Harry Kowakczyk of Roundup, MT; two sisters, Emily Schenck and Celia Richie of Lewistown, MT; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Sweet; a son David Sweet; her parents; three brothers; one sister; and a sister-in-law.

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