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Debbie Sweet

Debbie Sweet, age 60, of Aurora, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Memorial Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 12th at the Aurora United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Debbie was a Husker fan, so the family encourages you to wear Husker gear to the service. Memorials may be made to the family to designate at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Deborah Christine Sweet, the daughter of Ed and Betty (Chollar) Wengler, was born in Aurora, Nebraska on January 16, 1959 and passed away in Aurora, Nebraska on September 8, 2019, at the age of 60.

Debbie grew up in the Aurora area and attended Aurora High School. On January 22, 1976, Debbie married Larry D. Sweet at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Kronborg. They had one son, Robert. Debbie was known for working at McDonald’s for 17 years. She had to retire due to her health.

Debbie was very passionate about Nebraska Football. She liked going camping and fishing. The light of her life were her three granddaughters. Debbie loved her coffee drinker friends at McDonald’s.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ed and brother, Ed, Jr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Larry of Aurora; son, Robert (Megan) Sweet of Aurora; 3 granddaughters, Caryn, Hailee and Elizabeth; mother, Betty Wengler of Aurora; 3 brothers, Frank (Shawna) Wengler of Stockham, Paul Wengler & Joellen of Arkansas and Mike (Kala) Wengler of Aurora; 4 sisters, Sandy (Noel) Johnson of Escondido, California, Pauline (Bob) Burres of Grand Island, Marsha (Marvin) Anderson of Grand Island and Barbara Anderson and many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

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