Susan K. Conyer

Died April 8, 2018


Susan Kaye Conyer, 66, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch.

She was born Nov. 23, 1951, in West Branch to Howard and Jean (Lally) Thompson and lived in West Branch her entire life. She married Jerry Conyer on Oct. 19, 1974, in West Branch, where they made their home and raised their family. Sue was a longtime volunteer for the West Branch Little League and could be found working in the concession stand. She enjoyed cooking, doing crossword puzzles and watching the Detroit Tigers, and was an MSU fan. She adored her grandchildren and spending time with them.

Sue is survived by her husband, Jerry Conyer of West Branch; children, Kimberly (Eric) Hornbacher of Grand Rapids, Kraig (Maria) Conyer of Chicago, Ill., Kurt (Emily) Conyer of Long Island, N.Y., and Kory (Jamie) Conyer of Kalamazoo; grandchildren, Lindsay and Christian Hornbacher, Juliana, Joseph and Jaclyn Conyer and Maile and Evan Buccigross; brothers, Patrick Thompson and Todd (Mindy) Thompson; nieces and nephews, Heather, Dustin, Eleisha and Logan; niece, Ashley (Cody) Buck, with whom she had a special bond; and many extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Jean; and siblings, Trudy, Randy and Judy Thompson.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch will begin Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 4-8 p.m. The funeral service will be at noon Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the funeral home. The Rev. Timothy Dibble will officiate. Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery.

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