Matthew Scott Sweetman, 54, Lyndon: Feb. 21, 1968 – Jan. 8, 2023 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Matthew Scott Sweetman, 54, Lyndon: Feb. 21, 1968 – Jan. 8, 2023

LYNDON, Kan. – Matthew Scott Sweetman, 54, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at his home in Lyndon, Kan. He was born Feb. 21, 1968, in Moline, Ill., the son of Arlo and Carol (Calhoun) Sweetman Sr.

Matthew had grown up in Cordova, Ill., had lived in Topeka, Kan., for six years and in Lyndon, Kan., for the last two years. Matthew worked as a welder and in assembly for Ernest-Spencer Metals Inc., Topeka.

On April 4, 2008, Matthew was married to Gladys Annette Ditto, in Rock Island, Ill.

Matthew was preceded in death by his parents, Arlo and Carol; and a brother, Paul Sweetman.

Matthew is survived by his wife, Gladys, of the home; two sons, Chase (Shelby) Sweetman, Kewanee, Ill., and Eian Merino, Midvale, Utah; daughter, Taylor Sweetman, Kewanee; two stepsons, Jeremias Griesacker, Topeka, and Joseph Griesacker, Lyndon; four stepdaughters, Marianna Griesacker, Wilton, Ia., Bridget Griesacker, Osage City, Kan., Veronica Nelson, Topeka, and Rita Griesacker, Topeka; two brothers, Arlo Sweetman Jr. and Mark Sweetman, both of Georgia; two sisters, Penny Calhoun and Melissa Lewis, both of Illinois; and 14 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon. Matthew will be cremated following the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at

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