Sue Ann (Rhodes) Starkson, 47Published 12:05pm Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Born: Aug. 19, 1965
Died: Jan. 14, 2013
Sue Ann Starkson, age 47, of North Mankato, Minn., and formerly of Niles, Mich., died unexpectedly, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at her home.
Sue was born August 19, 1965 Niles, Mich. She was the daughter of Garland and Kate Rhodes. She graduated from Fulkerson Park Christian School in 1983. She was united in marriage to Lloyd E. Starkson on April 20, 2012 in Rochester, Minn. Sue was a stay at home mom for her two daughters until they started school. She then worked at jobs including, Tyler Credit Union in Niles, Lakeland Hospital, and Edwardsburg Public Schools. She was a member of Portage Road General Baptist Church. Sue loved her family, her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her kids, NASCAR, hummingbirds, and was a great cook.
Sue is survived by her husband, Lloyd of North Mankato, Minn.; two daughters, Katie (Keven) Searfoss and Kimberly (Taylor) Hammonds all of Niles, Mich.; step-granddaughter, Hailey Searfoss; parents, Garland and Kate Rhodes of Niles, Mich.; two brothers, Lonnie (Donna) Rhodes of Niles, Mich., Greg Rhodes of Mishawaka, Ind.; mother-in-law, Arlene Starkson of Rochester, Minn.; step-children, Nicole and Charles Starkson, Danielle and Ben Giestfeld; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, and extended family.
Sue was preceded in death by her grandparents, Burton & Orlie Rhodes and George & Vivian Wyburn.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at Portage Road General Baptist Church in Niles, with Pastor Robert Wood officiating. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles. Visitation will be held from 12-2 p.m., Saturday at the church. Hoven Funeral Home, Inc. of Buchanan is assisting the family.