Tyler David Sweet

OBITUARY - Tyler David Sweet


Tyler David Sweet, age 18 of Big Lake, MN passed away at his residence on Wednesday January 1, 2014.  Visitation will be Thursday January 9, 2014 from 10 AM to 11 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 9747 Naber Avenue, Otsego, MN.  The funeral service will follow at 11 AM at the church.  Interment will be at Wildwood Cemetery of Cohasset, MN on Friday January 10, 2014 at 11:30 AM.  Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello, MN.

Tyler was born on June 28, 1995 in Coon Rapids, MN to Raymond and Katherine (Lucas) Aaron.  He is survived by his father, Raymond (Denice) Aaron;  step brother Paul Bloms;  grandmother Sandra Robinson;  aunt Laura McCartney and her family, aunt Colleen Thompson and her family, uncle Jerry Sweet and his family, and aunt Jean Robinson and her family.  Tyler was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Lucas;  uncle Richard Keller;  and great grandparents Howard and Kathleen Keller.          


(From left) Lexi Freund (Big Lake), Betsey Cornelius and Ben Cornelius (Nowthen), Gunner Dorweiler and Colton Dorweiler (Princeton), Ben Manning (Zimmerman), Bailey Dorweiller (Princeton) and Salene Krueger (Big Lake.) The county fair runs from July 16-19. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Dr. Lola Sutherland is retiring from clinical practice after 33 years in the Big Lake community. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

SMITTY’S AMATEUR FIDDLERS CONTEST drew 22 musicians to compete in Big Lake this year. They were accompanied by Gilmore Lee.

LEE GERHARDSON, 47, from New London, was found dead in Big Lake near the swimming beach in 10 feet of water Monday. Cause of death is unknown at this time but foul play is not suspected.

Adopt-a-Road participants volunteer for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and work to clean roadsides that border and bisect refuge land. This spring, from April to June, approximately six individuals, three families, and seven groups, such as boy and girl scouts and 4-H groups, volunteered to clean countless miles of roads. (Submitted photo.)