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Lorraine Teresa Sparks (Sedlak)

January 10, 1935 ~ May 21, 2020 (age 85)


SPARKS, Lorraine Teresa (Sedlak) - Age 85 of Swartz Creek, died, Thursday, May 21, 2020.  Private funeral services will be held at Sharp Funeral Home, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek. Burial immediately following at Sunset Hills Cemetery. Live broadcasting of the funeral service will take place, 11 AM Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The link can be found on Lorraine's obituary page at Those desiring may make contributions to The American Cancer Society.  

Lorraine was born January 10, 1935, in Swartz Creek, the daughter of Walter and Mary (Veselsky) Sedlak. She graduated from Swartz Creek High School. Lorraine married Dallas Sparks on April 19, 1958 in St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Swartz Creek.  She was a past cub scout den mother for many years and past member of the firefighter auxiliary. She liked knitting, decorating cakes and gardening.  

Surviving are her 4 children, Ronald (Tina) Sparks of Swartz Creek, Robert (Shawn) Sparks of Astor, FL, Lori (Paul) Howlett of Erwin, TN, Gregory (Michelle) Sparks of Flint; 7 grandchildren: Michael Hale, Jason (Heather) Hale, Tami (Eric) Dell, Steven (Alice) Howlett, Michelle Simon, Dallas Sparks; 5 great grandchildren: Caleb, Sophie, Degan, Makenna, Ryu, Shantavia, Tayller, Carmen and Cameron; sister-in-law, Edith; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas Sparks; parents, Walter and Mary Sedlak; brother, Walter Sedlak; sister, Elaine (John) Polehna; sister-in-law, Evelyn.  

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Private Service

Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel
8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

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