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I. Suzanne (Ryan) French

August 11, 1935 — March 31, 2022


I. Suzanne (Ryan) French completed her earthly journey March 31, 2022.  Born August 11, 1935, the daughter of the late Frank and Irene (Calkins) Ryan.  Suzanne was also preceded in death by a half-brother, Paul, her best friend and husband of 49 years, Earl French.  They were united in marriage, February 14, 1959.  Those remaining are dearly loved family.  Daughter and caregiver Traci French.  Son Richmond (Susan) French.  The joys of her life, grandchildren, Parker and twins Peyton and Carson French.  Sustainer and steward of the family farm, brother Francis Ryan and wife Rhonda.  Loving extended family and many dear friends.
Susie enjoyed the outdoors.  She was quiet, but a people person.  She loved children which fit well into the position of elementary school teacher.  She was a dedicated Christian lady and tried to remain quite active even after having two strokes.
If so desiring, memorials may be directed to Friends of Antwerp Sunshine Library or Mattawan Public Education Foundation (Scholarship).
Cremation will take place. There will be a memorial service held Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 604 E. 3rd Street Lawton, with Rev. Lonny Carpenter officiating.

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First Baptist Church of Lawton

604 East 3rd Street
Lawton, MI 49065

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