Sueko "Sue" Buswell

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Sueko "Sue" Buswell

1925 - 2018

Sueko "Sue" Buswell, 93 of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Froedtert South – St. Catherine's Hospital campus.

Sueko was born on April 30, 1925, in Gunma, Japan, and was the daughter of the late Hikojiro and Shizuya (Tanaka) Negishi.

On July 27, 1956, in Tokyo, Japan, she was united in marriage to Robert L. Buswell. Sadly, after 49 years of marriage, Robert preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 2005.

She will be remembered for her love of watching FOX News "Very Loudly" and her love of sweets.

She is survived by her two daughters, Irene Niccolai and Linda (Kevin) Strangberg, and her three grandchildren, Trevor (Brylee) Niccolai, Alex (fiancé-Tess McTernan) Strangberg and Samantha Strangberg.

Along with her parents and husband, Sue was preceded in death by her siblings, Fujiko, Shigeo, Masao, Itideo and Takao Negishi.

Funeral services honoring the life of Sueko will be held privately. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Memorial remembrances to Kenosha Achievement Center, 1218 79th St., Kenosha, WI 53143 or Safe Harbor Humane Society, 7811 60th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142.

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3720 39th Avenue

Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144


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Published online at on Sept. 16, 2018