VANDERWEELE – Susan Rene VanderWeele of East Grand Rapids went home to be with the Lord on April 18 2010. Susans enduring faith sense of humor and incredible ability to self-manage her care helped her battle a multitude of health conditions for over 30 years. A strong and courageous woman she inspired everyone she knew. She was preceded in death by her father Carl Rozema and step father Gene Berg. She is survived by her mother Charlene Berg and husband John. She is survived by incredible children; Rene (Tim), Johnny (Kishon), Mary (Logan), Katherine (Jerrod) and Paul; granddaughters Ava and Harper; brothers Tom Dave and Jim Rozema; 9 nephews 7 nieces and hundreds of loving friends and relatives. Sue loved to be out in nature and especially loved the beach at Lake Michigan watching the sunset hikes up north camping with her dogs and son Paul and road trips through the countryside. She loved to weave cook work in her garden and write in the evening with a cup of tea. Susan was an amazing mother devoted friend and faithful servant of the Lord. She passed peacefully with John and all of her children at her side. Visitation will be held April 22 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at OBrien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel at 3980 Cascade Rd SE. Services to be held April 23 at at Madison Square Church 1441 Madison Ave SE Pastor Joy Bonnema and David Beelen officiating. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery Middleville. Memorial contributions can be made to one of the many charities Sue supported including World Vision and Gift of Life Michigan.