Obituary for Sue Ellen Studebaker


Sue Ellen Studebaker

Sue Ellen Studebaker, 65 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in her residence.

On July 14, 1949, she was born in Wolf Lake, Indiana to Glen and Willadene (Heil) Holycross. She was united in marriage to Roger Studebaker on August 10, 1969 in Larwill, Indiana, who survives.

Sue grew up in Larwill and lived in the Pierceton area for 41 years. She was a teacher for twenty three years and she was director of Kosciusko Solid Waste Management District for fifteen years. She was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Warsaw, Farm Bureau, Heart-Line Pregnancy Center, Warsaw and also Morning Optimist Club for several years. Sue served as a leader for 4H for thirty five years. She enjoyed gardening and showing goats.

She is survived by her husband, Roger Studebaker, Pierceton; four children, Jonathan Studebaker (and fiancé Michelle Sherry), Larwill, Janet (and spouse Tim) Moore, Warsaw, Joseph (and spouse Nancy) Studebaker, Peru, Nebraska and Jonah (and spouse Kayla) Studebaker, Pierceton; her mother, Willadene Holycross, Larwill; her sister, Leah (and spouse Mark) Phillipson, Fort Wayne, nine grandchildren, Brittany, Megan, Cody, Dalton, Ethan, Karmon, Tanner, Jason and Khloe and one great grandson, Elliot. Sue was preceded in death by her father.

A funeral service will be on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton with Reverend Bob Conelley officiating. Burial will be private.

Visitation hours will be from 2:00 -4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2015 in the Pierceton Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund C/o K21 Foundation, 2170 North Pointe Drive, Warsaw, Indiana 46582.



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