John Robert Suter

John R. Suter

SPRINGFIELD - John Robert Suter, 53, of Springfield, Ill., died at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at his home. He was born February 26, 1959, in Bloomington, Ill., to William Albert and Mary Alice Groesch Suter.

He is survived by one daughter, Amie Nichole (Kevin) Creighton of Chatham; one granddaughter, Ayla Belle Creighton; father, Bill Suter of Sherman; one sister, Mary Jane (Craig) Dellamano of Shiloh; four brothers, Mike Suter of Plano, Tex., Gary Suter and Tim Suter both of Springfield and Chris (Lori) Suter of Pittsboro, Ind., and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

His mother; one son, John E Suter, and two brothers, Greg and David Suter, preceded him in death.

John was a graduate of Lanphier High School. He was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Notre Dame Fan. He worked for CWLP at the power plant.

Memorial Gathering: 4 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.

Memorial Service: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Chiola officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of John Suter in care of Chase Bank.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 21, 2013