Susan Cole

KILBOURNE - Susan Kaye "Susie" Cole, 66, of Kilbourne, passed away Monday evening, Dec. 23, 2013, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus after a brief illness.

She was born April 17, 1947, in Galena to Charles and Ethel (Henry) Carmean.

She enjoyed ceramics, dancing, vegetable and flower gardening. Susie was a member of the Delaware Eagles #376 and the Mt. Vernon Moose Lodge. She was most proud of her kids and grandkids and great-granddaughter. She was a friend to everybody and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

She was a loving wife to her husband of more than 45 years, Stephen "Steve." Also left to cherish her memory are daughters, Peggy (Bryon) Link and Tammy (Bobby) Smith; grandchildren, Mikael (Courtney) Link, Erik Link, Caleb and Samantha Smith; great-grandchild, Sadie Link. She was preceded in death by her parents.

The family will receive friends on Thursday Jan. 2 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware and where Celebration of Life Services will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Donna VanTrees officiating.

Contributions in Susie's memory may be made to HomeReach Hospice, 561 W. Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Cole family.

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