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In Memory of

Antonina Sweet

November 6, 1934 - May 17, 2017

Obituary


Antonina Sweet joined our heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. She

was born November 6, 1934 in Krakow, Poland. During the invasion of Poland in

1940 she and her family were brutally removed from their home and interned in a

forced labor camp in Siberia, Russia. They endured unimaginable hardships,

losing many family members. As part of an agreement between Polish General

Sikorski and Russia, Antonina and her family were part of a small but fortunate

group of Poles who were released from some of the Soviet labor...

Antonina Sweet joined our heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. She

was born November 6, 1934 in Krakow, Poland. During the invasion of Poland in

1940 she and her family were brutally removed from their home and interned in a

forced labor camp in Siberia, Russia. They endured unimaginable hardships,

losing many family members. As part of an agreement between Polish General

Sikorski and Russia, Antonina and her family were part of a small but fortunate

group of Poles who were released from some of the Soviet labor camps. They

made their way on foot across Russia to India. They spent the next few years in

a British camp for displaced persons in Koja, Uganda, Africa. From Africa her

family journeyed to England settling in Chipping Camden, England.


In 1954 Antonina met and married the love of her life Michael in England. Michael

and Antonina eventually made their way to the United States where he made his

career with the US military. They were happily married for 55 years, Michael

preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter Krystyna (Trzos) her

husband Thaddeus, granddaughters Stephany and Katherine; son Edward and

granddaughter Madeline; and son Richard, all of Colorado Springs who are

heartbroken and miss her profoundly. Additionally, she is survived by numerous

nieces, nephews, and cousins around the world. Her parents and siblings all

preceded her in death.



A Rosary followed by a Catholic Mass will be held for Antonina on Today, May 23,

12:30 pm at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 5354 South Highway 85/87 in

Security, CO 80911. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.



Arrangements under the direction of Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, Fountain, CO.