Elsie Anne Sweat, 91, of Albany, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at the Excelsior Springs, Mo., convalescent center. She was born Feb. 17, 1923, in Stanberry, Mo., to Clarence S. and Dora (Johnson) Dakan.
She married Gerald Sweat on Oct. 21, 1945. They lived all of their married life in Albany. They enjoyed 64 years of marriage when Gerald preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 2009. Shortly after his death, Anne moved to Excelsior Springs to be with her daughter and son-in-law. She worked as a secretary in the probate office for Gentry County and also a typist for the local abstract company. Her last 45 years she spent as a homemaker who enjoyed to sew, bake and garden. She was a member of the Albany First Christian Church and the Albany Country Club.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Lois Prather and Maxine Workman; and a brother, Clarence A. Dakan.
Survivors include a daughter, Jeri Ann (Keith) Bowen of Excelsior Springs; her grandchildren, Casey (Brooke) McConkey and son Maxwell, Calan (Sarah) McConkey and Taylor Jennings, all of Excelsior Springs; four step grandchildren; and six step great-grandsons.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 1, at the Roberson-Polley Chapel of Albany with burial at the Grandview Cemetery in Albany.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Albany First Christian Church in care of the Roberson-Polley Chapel, 403 N. Hundley, Albany, MO 64402.
Online Condolences may be left at www.robersonpolleychapel.com.