HINCKLEY – Sue Ann Wassmann, 72, of Hinckley, Ill., passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her home. |
She was born Nov. 4, 1940, in Aurora, the daughter of Miles and Peryl (Large) Eastabrook and then grew up in Hinckley.
Sue was united in marriage to Carl "Pete" Wassmann on Dec. 17, 1960, and she spent the next nearly 52 years with Pete on the family farm. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and many dear friends.
Sue was a longtime member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hinckley. She attended Hinckley-Big Rock High School, Rockford School of Business and Kishwaukee Junior College. Sue was at one time employed by Caterpillar Tractor Company, ITT Holub and Hinckley Elementary School.
She is survived by her husband, Pete Wassmann of Hinckley; two daughters, Sarah Jane (Gary) White and Julie Ann (Craig) Campbell; six wonderful grandchildren, Christopher Miles (Jenifer) White and Grant Michael White of Hinckley, Mollie Ann (fiance Ben Hebl) Campbell, Abigail (fiance Matt Stephan) Campbell, Charlotte Jane Campbell and Joseph Travis Campbell, all of Burlington, Wis.; brother, James Eastabrook of Texas; and her best friend, Nancy (Douglas) Engel of Hinckley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Miles and Peryl Eastabrook; and sister, Mary Lou Bushnell.
Friends can visit from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at Nash-Nelson Memorial Chapel, 141 N. Maple St., Hinckley. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 12760 Lee Road, Hinckley, with Pastor Christopher Navurskis officiating. Interment will follow in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Hinckley.
Memorials in Sue's name may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church or to DeKalb County Hospice.
A special thank you from Sue's family goes to DeKalb County Hospice for the loving care given to her and to Pastor Navurskis.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory. For information, visit www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or call 815-286-3247.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Dec. 8, 2012