Al was born on November 23, 1920 in Milwaukee, WI to Joseph and Sally (Klappa) Sweet. He married Joan Zastrow on May 30, 1947 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Milwaukee, WI. She preceded him in death on October 14, 2001. Al served his country in the United States Marines Corp during World War II. He was involved in the battles of Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal and Guam. He worked as a salesperson for Milwaukee Biscuit Company and Mrs. Drinks. Al enjoyed golfing, waterskiing and many other sports. He also liked playing cards. Al was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Whitewater
He is survived by his children Patricia (Bruce) Brennan and Robert Sweet of Whitewater; grandchildren Whitney (Mike) Sippl, Kassy (Jesse Plate) Sweet, Brian (Emilee) Brennan, Kelly (Don) Streske, Shana (Tim Miller) West, MaryKaren (Dave) Matt; great-grandchildren Kylie and Mason Sippl, Adrienne (Cody) Deming, Alexander (Emily) Streske, Andrew (Emily) Streske, Joe Brennan, Kathryn, Christina, and Cecilia Matt; great-great grandchildren Roman and Dominic Streske. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; brothers Ervin, Gerald, Edward and Florian; sister Leone Kaye.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 12:00pm at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1225 W. Main St., Whitewater, WI 53190. A visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Whitewater, WI.
Flowers may be ordered through Floral Villa Flowers, Whitewater, WI, www.floralvillaflowers.com
Those planning an expression of sympathy may also wish to consider a memorial to the Wounded Warrior Project, https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org