ROCKPORT– Susanne VanMeter, 66, of Rockport, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at her home. Susanne was born in Owensboro, Ky. Jan. 7, 1948, to the late Charles and Helen (Southwood) Grant.
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Susanne was a member of the Seventh Street Baptist Church in Cannelton. She was a Head Start teacher and a classroom assistant. Susanne enjoyed singing, quilting, wildlife and crafts. She especially loved her grandchildren, great-nieces, great-nephews and children in general.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Schneider.
Susanne is survived by her husband, John VanMeter, of Rockport; her stepsons, John VanMeter Jr. and his wife, Kim, of Galopolis, Ohio; Terry Wayne VanMeter and his wife, Lisa, of Campbellsville, Ky. and Todd VanMeter and his wife, Chris, of Trenton, Ohio; nieces, Chris Lehmkuhler, Laurie Vanconia, Ambria Smith, Bethany Norrick and Janet Kemp; her nephew, John Schneider Jr.; her great-aunt, Wilma Miller; five grandchildren and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport with the Revs. Todd VanMeter and Harold Draper officiating. Burial is at 1:30 P.M. in Richland Baptist Church Cemetery in Livermore, Ky.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 and from 8 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at www.boultinghousefuneralhome.com.
Boultinghouse Funeral Home Llc
527 Main St
Rockport, IN 47635
Published in Perry County News on Feb. 27, 2014