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Susan Marie Rumisek

February 22, 1949 ~ May 31, 2020 (age 71)


Mrs. Susan Marie Rumisek, age 71, of Thompsonville, passed away at 12:36 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her home.

Mrs. Rumsiek’s wishes were to be cremated.  Burial will be at a later date at the Calvary Cemetery in Steger, IL.

The Leffler Funeral Home, of Benton, is in charge of arrangements.

Susan Marie Rumisek was born on February 22, 1949 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Lawrence C. Fuller and Eleanor M. (Cummings) Fuller.  She married Charles Paul “Chuck” Rumisek on February 11, 1967, and he survives.

She was a retired manager with Signature Group Insurance, affiliated with Montgomery Wards.

Sue was of the Catholic Faith.

She enjoyed gardening and cooking.  She loved animals, especially her dogs and horses. She was a former dog breeder and even had show dogs. Sue liked trees; especially magnolia, peach and apple trees. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Mrs. Rumisek is survived by her loving husband of 53 years Charles “Chuck” Rumisek; two daughters: Lisa Marie DeGuido and husband Dean of Manhattan, IL, Danielle K. Marquardt and husband Jeremy of McLeansboro; five grandchildren: Nathan, Nicholas, Kyla, Stephanie, and Mia; three great-grandchildren: Rae-Lynn, Brielle, and Knox; five siblings: Michael Schodrof of Midlothian, IL, Robert Schodrof of Crown Point, IN, Dorothy Beatty of Sequin, TX, Jean Berger of Orland Park, IL, Jennifer Heemstra of Tinley Park, IL; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews; her seven furry friends: Cabi, Missy, Hope, Chewy, Casey, Sarge and Dancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter Amy Louise; three siblings Karen Harris, Donald Schodrof, and Mary Schodrof.

Memorial contributions may be made in the form of planting a tree In Memory of Sue. Her favorite tree is a Magnolia.

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