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Jeanne Rae Sweet

Jeanne Rae Sweet, 66, of Lebanon and formerly of Elwood, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at her residence.
She was born in Charleston, S.C. on June 15, 1955, to the late Harold E. and Emily I. (Ballinger) Gross, Sr.
On April 12, 1980 she married Larry Sweet and they shared 41 years of marriage together.
She was born without the ability to hear.
She attended school at the Indiana School for the Deaf and graduated in 1976.
She was a member of The Greater Indianapolis Deaf Ministry.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Sweet of Lebanon; three children, Rich Sweet of the Indiana-polis area, Monica Smith of Lebanon and Shannon Kuhn of Indianapolis; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Emily Gross, Sr,; a daughter, Angela Sweet; brothers, Harold Gross, Jr., and Dwight Gross, and sister Emily Brooks.
A funeral service celebrating Jeanne’s life will conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor Raymond Olson officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednes-day prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dunnichay Funeral Home to help offset funeral expenses.
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