Susan A. Sweet

August 3, 1954 - May 28, 2020

Susan A. Sweet, 65, of Girard, KS, passed away at 5:06 P.M. May 28th at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS.

She was born August 3, 1954 in Pittsburg, KS to John F. and Nellie K. Cook McColm.

She graduated from Southeast High School, class of 1972. She graduated from Coffeyville Community College in 1974 with an Associates Degree in Laboratory Technology. Susan married Chet Ralph Sweet on June 1, 1974 in Cherokee, KS. She retired as a lab technician after 33 years of working for Dr. Richard Gellender in Pittsburg, KS.

She was a born-again Christian and was a member of Girard Bible Church.

Survivors include her son, Matthew J. (Vanessa) Sweet, of Girard, KS, one granddaughter, Giselle Marie Grace Sweet, of Girard, KS, two sisters, Pat Lair of Pittsburg, KS, and Johnna McColm of Cherokee, KS, her niece Marcy Newswander of Cherokee, KS, who helped take care of her, and several other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, father, mother, and sister, Linda Creitz.

She has been taken for cremation.

Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, June 1, 2020 at Girard Bible Church, with Pastor Noah Hartmetz officiating. Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the family will not be receiving friends before nor after the funeral and we ask that everyone respects each other’s personal space. For those not comfortable attending the funeral in person, the funeral will be live streamed at

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made out to Girard Bible Church.