She was a Charter Member of Christ United Methodist Church; a former Board Member of the Capital Area Community Credit Union; and a former Meridian Township Assessor.
Surviving are her 3 children who loved her very much; Tom (Kathy) Cochran, Vicky (Hans) Hertrich, Beth (Frank) Russell; 11 grandchildren who loved her and referred to her as “Granny”, Dominic, Cameron, and Jacob Cochran, Nikolas (Brandy), Christian (Erica), Hannes (Joyce), Alex and Michael Hertrich, and Katie (John) Nunn, Will and Heath Russell; 2 great-granddaughters, Eliza Hertrich and Lorelai Nunn; brother Russell (Charlotte) Williamson; sister Montez Medling; and nieces and nephews. She was referred to as “Sue Momma” by many friends and family. Sue was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, William “Bill” in 2011; a daughter Susan, and a brother Sammy.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at the Christ United Methodist Church, 517 W. Jolly Rd., Lansing, with Pastor Lyle H. Eaton officiating. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, and she will lie-in-state at the Church from 10:00 a.m. Tuesday until service time. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to her Church, or to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan, c/o Sparrow Foundation.