Goldie C. Suk, 92, died Friday, April 11, 2014, peacefully at home with her family.
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She was born May 31, 1921, in Rochester. Her parents were Ernest and Agnes Hodge. She graduated from Rochester High School and went onto nursing school at the Rochester State Hospital where she obtained her R.N. nursing degree. She interned at Gillette Children's Hospital and Duluth. Goldie met and married William E. Suk in Duluth. They settled in Rochester, where they were married for 67 wonderful years and raised four children.
While in Rochester, she was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with family and going to Wisconsin to be at their cabin at Half Moon Lake. Goldie enjoyed cooking (her specialty was desserts of all sorts), reading and taking care of her pets. She was an avid gardener and loved growing flowers.
She was preceded in the death by her husband.
Survivors include two sons, William R. (Glenda) Suk and Michael D. (Veronica) Suk and two daughters, Cheryl A. Schulz and Holly E. Suk, all of Rochester. There are 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A private service will be held at Evangel United Methodist Church at a later date.
Memorials can be directed to Paws and Claws Humane Society of Rochester.
Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901, 507-289-3600, ranfranzandvinefh.com.
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Published in The Post-Bulletin on Apr. 16, 2014