Suzanne P. Price, 76, of Kewanee, Il. died at 3:19 P.M. Monday, October 29, 2012 in the Emergency Room at Kewanee Hospital.
Sue was born August 12, 1936 in Bradford, Il. the daughter of Robert and Margaret (Dillon) Maple. The family moved to Kewanee and she graduated from Kewanee High School in 1954. Sue married Cecil Price on January 17, 1976. He survives as well as three sons Bill Verstraete of Milan, Il. Jeff Simms and his special friend Tari Ince of Kewanee, Tim (Cindy) Simms of Aurora, Il. nine grandchildren Timothy (Karen) Simms, Jacob Verstraete, Nicholas Simms, Payson Verstraete, Victoria Simms, Alexis Simms, Carson Verstraete, Brooke Simms, Samantha Verstraete, one great granddaughter Madysen Simms, one sister Peg (Bob) Hendrickson of Freeport, Il., and brother and sister in-law Delbert and Joy Price. Sue was preceded in death by her parents, step father William Wirtanen and a brother-in-law Gerry McElroy.
Sue retired from Continental Cable Vision in Kewanee in 1998. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, camping, fishing and old cars.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 A.M. Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee, Il. Rev. Steven Spangenberg of the Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Naperville, Il. will officiate. Cremation will follow the services with private family inurnment at a later date. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be directed to “Hope for Tomorrow” at 479 N. Lake Street, Aurora, Il. 60506.