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SUZANNE C. GIESE, 77, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Born Sept. 18, 1943 in Jasper, Ind., Suzanne was the daughter of the late Stephen and Virginia Bettag. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1961. Suzanne worked for 32 years at Orthopedics Northeast. She loved to read, travel and spend time with family. Suzanne is survived by her husband of 57 years Richard; children, Anton R. (Debbie) Giese, Danielle S. (David) Altekruse, and Jennifer S. Ross; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 518 E Dewald, with calling one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave. Face covering required. Entombment will be in Catholic Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 14, 2021
Jenn - So sorry for your loss. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Cheryl Wolfe
January 14, 2021
I have so many wonderful memories of Suzanne and can still hear her laughter.
She was a caring work mate, fun loving and always willing to help others.
Suzanne showed such great pride and love for her family. Suzanne, you left your mark of warmth and kindness on so many! God bless your soul and your family!

Bonnie and Dave Sprowl

January 13, 2021
I'm so sorry for your loss A wonderful wife ,mother an grandmother will be greatly missed by all of you my prayers are with all of you .
Sandra hogle
January 12, 2021
Have many memories of my cousin and her family. Love them all !!!
Kenny and Janice Burger
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