Lucille F. Suckow, 88

Lucille F. Suckow (Johnson), 88, of West Bend, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Harbor House in Sheboygan.

She was born June 15, 1920, on the family homestead farm in Campbellsport to the late Henry and Olga (Bothke) Johnson.

Lucille graduated from Campbellsport High School in 1938.

From 1938 to 1949 she worked at the West Bend Co. where she met her future husband.

On Oct. 9, 1948, she was united in marriage to Milton A. Suckow at First Baptist Church in Campbellsport. Together they lived on the Johnson family homestead in Campbellsport and Lucille became the fourth generation of the family to operate the farm.

In 1962 they moved to West Bend.

Milton passed away on April 11, 1996.

Lucille was a member of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, West Bend, and the St. Johnís Ladies Aid.

She enjoyed gardening, animals and the outdoors. She also enjoyed her bridge club and Bible study group. She especially loved spending time with her granddaughter.

She is survived by two children, Mark Suckow of West Bend, Barbara (Rick) Van der Vaart of Sheboygan; a granddaughter, Sarah; cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Vera Johnson and Mildred Hendricks.

Funeral services in remembrance of Lucille will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, 809 S. Sixth Ave., West Bend. The Rev. George Mumm and the Rev. Cal Seban will officiate.

Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

The family extends a special thank you to the staff at Harbor House and St. Nicholas Hospice for their wonderful care.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family.

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