Devon Mathew Sweeney, 11 |
June 28, 2007 -- Jan. 12, 2019
Devon Mathew Sweeney, “Super D,” born June 28, 2007, in Hartford, added angel wings to his super hero cape on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Devon was a hero to all he touched in his life. He lived with many medical challenges through which he persevered and accomplished more than expected like talking, walking, reading, riding a bike, swimming and, happiest, going to school.
Devon is survived by his mother, Amanda (Schultz) Sweeney; his brother, Sean Sweeney; sister, Skylar Cook (Earl Cook); his dog, Bailey; and Taco the bird.
He is further survived by his great-grandmothers, Effie (Thornberry) Schultz and Jackie (DaRonco) Wilfer; grandparents, John and Sandy (Wilfer) Schultz; his uncle, Andrew “A.J.” (Abby) Schultz; and is further survived by many other family, friends and supporters.
Devon was preceded in death by his great-grandpa, Clarence P. Schultz, and “PaPa” Gene E. Wilfer.
Funeral services for Devon will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Nimsgern Funeral Home Chapel (1025 Margaret St., Woodruff, WI) with visitation from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 5 p.m. with refreshment to follow services. There will also be a celebration of life service Saturday, Jan. 19, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Church (799 St. Paul St., Slinger, WI) with a visitation from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and a prayer service at 4 p.m. followed by food and fellowship. Everyone is encouraged to wear D-Team apparel.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations are appreciated to the “D-Team” at Glacier Hills Credit Union, 1025 E. Sumner St., Hartford, WI 53027 Heartfelt thanks to Rene from Ascension Hospice, Karen Z. of Rhinelander, and Jan Beek and all the Family and Friends of Super D.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com. Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.