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Roberta V. Sweeney

Posted on Dec. 28, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

Oct. 24, 1946 - Dec. 26, 2012

ELKHART — Roberta V. Sweeney, 66, of Elkhart passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born Oct. 24, 1946, in Muskegon, Mich. to Virgil Porter and Roberta Faye (Vandenburg) Middlecamp.

She married Leslie Sweeney. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2004.

Survivors include a daughter, Denise (Dwayne) Ward of Elkhart; a son, Leslie (Katrina) Sweeney of Hasting, Mich.; four grandsons, Dwayne, Shawn, Christopher and Matthew; numerous stepchildren, stepgrandchildren and great-stepgranchildren; two brothers, Laroy Porter of Whitehall, Mich., and Marvin (Dee) Middlecamp of Muskegon, Mich.; a sister, Harriette (Pat) Grantsyn of Muskegon; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Sweeney owned and operated, with her husband, Les’s Sanitary Service in Hasting, Mich. She loved to do puzzles, garden, cook and most of all loved her family.

Friends may call from 5 to 6 p.m. today, Dec. 28, 2012, at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home at Cobblestone Crossing, where funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. Cremation will follow.

Memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer’s Foundation. Online condolences may be sent at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.