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Obituaries - Helen SUTER

Macomb Daily Journal, Sunday, May 17, 1998
Who: Helen M. Suter, 84, of Prairie City Nursing Center, formerly of Bushnell. Died: 11:50 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 1998, at McDonough District Hospital, Macomb. Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at the Martin-Hollis Funeral Home with the Rev. David Kurt officiating. Burial: Bushnell Cemetery. Born: Feb. 9, 1914, in Walnut Grove. Parents: Claude M. and Grace (Scott) McCance. Married: to Ernest W. Suter Oct. 28, 1940, in Hannibal, Mo.; he died Dec. 1982. Survived by: three sons, Milen E., Jack W. and Kenneth D. Suter, all of Bushnell; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Glen, Gene and Gaylord McCance, all of Bushnell; four sisters, Josephine Sorrells, Theda Trout, Nola Avery and Peggy Williamson all of Bushnell. Preceded in death by: her parents; one infant son, three brothers, Claude Jr., Kenneth and Wendall; two sisters, Doris and Inez; one daughter, Constance Jean; one granddaughter, Stace Mote; and one great-granddaughter, Nichole Thompson. History: lived and worked in Bushnell all her adult life, worked at the Watson and Mikesell Grocery stores.

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