Arthur E. Sweatland, age 87, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, December 04, 2020, at 5:08 pm at Heritage Pointe, Warren. He attended Ivy Tech and graduated from IUPU with an associate of Engineering. He served in the US Army and worked as a Systems Analyst at General Telephone for over 30 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Huntington.
Arthur was born June 8, 1933, in Williamstown, NY, a son of Ivan and Lucille (Griffith) Sweatland. On November 7, 1959 he married his beloved wife of 60 years Marjorie S. Flora in Fort Wayne. She passed away January 6. 2020. He is survived by 2 brothers, Richard (Carol) Sweatland of Ocala, FL, and David Sweatland of Albany, NY, sister-in-law Paula Sweatland of Warsaw, mother–in-law Leona Flora of Warren, brother-in-law Danny Flora of Fort Wayne and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister Marian Sweatland and a brother Donald Sweatland.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, December 8 at 11:00 am in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Roanoke. Father Dale A. Bauman will officiate.
Preferred memorials are to SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, c/o Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46783.
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