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Susan Raimer

10/03/1959

07/08/2021

Memorial Contributions:

 First Baptist Church of Lowell

2275 West Main Street, Lowell, Michigan, 49931

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

235 Wealthy Street SE Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Susan Jane (Smith) Raimer passed away peacefully in the loving arms of Jesus on July 8, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Elaine Smith; father-in-law, George Raimer; brother, Darwin; and sister, Rosemary Smith. Sue is survived by her husband of 42 years, George; children, Tricia (Stephen) Yonker, Mandi Raimer, Becky (Andrew) Hauck, Tom Raimer; grandchildren, Xavier (Yvette) Yonker, Zach, Tori, Titus Yonker; great-grandchildren, Zane and Arya Yonker; mother-in-law, Patricia Raimer; brother, Terry (Sue) Smith; brothers-in-law, Rick (Lori) Raimer, Gary (Lesa) Raimer, and several nieces and nephews. Sue received her Associates Degree from Davenport College. She was a full-time mother and a part-time Independent Mary Kay Consultant. She was proud to be a part of Ms. Wheelchair Michigan and was active in the Lowell/Saranac communities, especially with First Baptist Church of Lowell. Sue loved camping, sewing, bird watching and playing card games with her grandkids. In spite of being a paraplegic for over 33 years and the challenges that came with it, she was an inspiration to all and will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church of Lowell, 2275 West Main Street, Lowell, Michigan, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 11 AM at First Baptist Church of Lowell, with visitation one hour prior. Interment Pinckney Cemetery. Pastor Phil Severn officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be directed towards First Baptist Church of Lowell or Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, 235 Wealthy Street SE Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503.

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8 Responses

  1. I’ve been praying for the whole family. I will miss her very much.

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with family and friends in this difficult time.

  3. You’ve been a great inspiration to all the stenghth that God has given you may we reach your glory

  4. My heart and prayers go out to your family. I won’t be there with you in person yet but will be soon. I am so sorry for your loss. Sue truly fought so hard for so many years—-life just is not fair. Thank God she is at peace now with no more pain. Love to you, Aunt Marla

  5. Sue was a wonderful woman. Kind and courageous. She was an inspiration. Sue will be very much missed. God blessed me by allowing me to know her.

  6. Ms. Wheelchair Michigan was blessed to have Sue, as our Ms. Wheelchair Michigan Ambassador! We all love her!

  7. I am so blessed to have known Sue! I am very sad that I didn’t hear of her passing until after the funeral service. She is rejoicing in heaven now. Love and prayers to all of her family.

  8. I’m so sorry for your loss. She is amazing energy! I’ll never forget her being at every game cheering on her family and partner (our amazing coach). She was often the team Mom. I’m so grateful for all her support on the Softball field. Her presence was Always known. Eternal soul energy. Thank you for sharing your time and life with my family. My family couldn’t always be at events, though they tried. Thank you for taking care of me along the way. I appreciate each of you. You inspire me. #beTheChange

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