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Jim C. Sweeney

July 15, 1940 March 12, 2021
Jim C. Sweeney
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Obituary for Jim C. Sweeney

Jim Sweeney, age 80, of Beverly; beloved husband of Birgit; loving father of Mickey (John Carwardine) Sweeney; cherished Opa of Isabelle. Jim will be missed by many friends. He is fondly remembered by brother Mike (Lois) Sweeney and his sister-in-law Barbara Sweeney. He was preceded in death by his brother John. His German family, most especially Beate (Heinrich) Grebe, Irmgard (Peter) Mueller will miss him.

A newspaper man at heart, Jim owned the Oak Lawn News Agency for many years. He volunteered for years and lived his faith in the care of others.

Visitation Friday, March 19 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home. Friends and family will meet at St. Bernardine Church, 7246 W. Harrison St., Forest Park on Saturday, March 20 for mass at 10 a.m. Interment Concordia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa (sinsinawa.org) are appreciated.

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Visitation

Friday

19

Mar

3:00 PM 3/19/2021 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/19/2021 7:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

***Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, a maximum of 50 people are allowed in the funeral home at any one time. Social Distancing is practiced and face masks are required.

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

20

Mar

10:00 AM 3/20/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/20/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Bernardine Church

7246 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130

Friends and family will meet at church. Please arrive at 9:45 a.m. for contract tracing and to be seated. Face masks are required.

St. Bernardine Church
7246 Harrison St Forest Park 60130 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Concordia Cemetery Final Resting Place

7900 Madison St.
Forest Park, IL 60130

7900 Madison St. Forest Park 60130 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sinsinawa Dominicans

Office of Development
585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
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