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Susan Eileen Ericson


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Susan Eileen Ericson Obituary
Susan Eileen Ericson

Born: August 20, 1949; in Chicago, IL

Died: August 26, 2018; in Leland, MI

Susan Eileen Ericson (Monroe), 69, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at her favorite place, Grandma's Beach in Leland, Michigan. She was born on August 20, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois to James and Betty (Cook) Monroe.

Susan grew up in Bartlett, Illinois and graduated from Elgin High School in 1967. She married Donald Ericson in 1970 and built a family in Sycamore, Illinois. She was an avid volunteer while her kids were growing up. She served the North School PTO, Girl and Boy Scouts, Sycamore Softball League, and as a North School Picture Lady. In August, she retired from the Kane County Clerk's Office where she most recently served as Chief Deputy Clerk. Susan loved hunting the shores of Lake Michigan for Petoskey stones, garage sailing and crafting.

Susan is survived by her children, Robyn (Rob) Harvey of DeKalb, Illinois, Amy (Allyn) Buhrow of Ashton, Illinois and Tim (Hillary Neville) of the US Virgin Islands; nine grandchildren; siblings, Kathleen (Barry) Bolz of Las Vegas, Nevada, James (Taylor) Monroe of Lake Forest, Illinois and Patricia (Michael) Daly of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; many nieces and nephews; and two adoring cats, IBK and Lucy.

Susan was preceded in death by her parents, James and Betty Monroe; and spouse, Donald Ericson.

A visitation will be held at the Chapel in the Pines (15165 Quigley Rd, Sycamore, IL 60178) at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 2nd. A memorial service and lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Tails Human Society to support the care of cats. Donations can be made online www.tailshumanesociety.org/donate/ or by mail: 2250 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115.
Published in Daily-Chronicle from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2018
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