She was a resident of Claypool where she resided with her husband, Larry Weeks, who survives. She was born April 12. 1942, in Wolf Lake, Ind., to Thomas A. and Georgia M. (Kelham) Hively. She spent her formative years growing up on a dairy farm and enjoying her horse, Buttons.
In addition to her parents, she lived on the farm with her brothers, Bill and Tom, and sisters Mary and Kay. She was a graduate of Wolf Lake High School and later went on to serve in the U.S. Army.
Sue will be rememberd as a hard worker having been employed through the years at Gates & Gates in Columbia City, the Noble County Courthouse, Fort Wayne Juvenile Detention Center, Indiana Work Release, and the Department of Corrections at Chain-O-Lakes. In her retirement, Sue enjoyed quilting, pursuing knowledge of world events and spending time with friends and family.
Surviving relatives include her husband: Larry; two daughters: Bonnie (Mark) Neuling, San Mateo, Calif.; and Candy (Jeff) Colbert, Claypool, Ind.; a stepdaughter: Amy (Jamie) Clausen, Rome City; nine grandchildren; two sisters: Kay (Hans) Manges, Bluffton, Ind.; and Mary (Terry) Schlotterback, Albion; two sisters-in-law: Sasha Hively, Kimmel, Ind.; and Judy Hively, Cincinnati, Ohio; and her step-mother: E. Jean Hively, Fort Wayne.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers and a granddaughter: Shannon.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City, with the family receiving friends after 3:30 p.m. Burial will take place at a later date at Wolf Lake Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 207 N. Main St., Columbia City, IN 46725.