Sue R. Stewart
Sparks - Of Sparks NV, passed away on June 11th, 2021 at the age of 87 surrounded by love. She was born on April 14,1934 in Texas to parents Virginia and Hugh Richardson.
As a young girl she lived on the Double Diamond Ranch, while her father was a Rancher to Wilber May for many years. She attended Reno High School and was involved in many clubs and sports from basketball, volleyball, to baseball. During that time she also met the love of her life, Frank Shaw Stewart, and all was history from there. They married on August 20, 1955 and soon after she became a mother of 5 children Susan, Linda, Stephanie, Laura and David. She was a devoted military wife and mother through three tours of Korea, Vietnam and many moves and travel through the United States Army.
Sue and Frank finally settled their lives in Winnemucca, NV for many years and during her semi retirement she ended up working at Lowry High-school as a teachers aid to the special education class. She loved working with the kids and maintained special relationships for years with them after fully retiring. She was also apart of the Winnemucca "Red Hat Society" where she dressed up, participated in fun events, and made so many close friends and connections that she deeply cherished. When her husband Frank passed in 2003 she ended up moving to Sparks, NV to be closer to all her kids. She also got to spend a lot of loving time with her fourth generation great granddaughter, Evelyn and puppy companion Wilson, which she thoroughly loved and enjoyed.
"Sweet Sue" was her nickname and it couldn't be more fitting. Not only was she sweet, she was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank Stewart, Sister Ann Spencer and leaves behind her 5 children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A private burial with close family will ensue at a later date. In lieu of flowers or donations please consider the American Cancer Society
Published by The Reno Gazette Journal and Lyon County News Leader from Jun. 26 to Jul. 4, 2021.