Suze Ann Eichhorn, 88

Posted on December 3, 2012

Suze Ann Eichhorn, 88, of Huntington, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton where she received care for the past two weeks.  She had been a resident of the Tipton House in Huntington since 2009.
Suze Ann was born Sept. 29, 1924, in Bluffton to C. Frank and Ethel (Rex) Ulmer.  She graduated from Bluffton High School with the class of 1942. She married Robert P. Eichhorn Feb. 18, 1946, at the First Baptist Church in Bluffton.  They shared 50 years of marriage together before he preceded her in death Sept. 11, 1996.
A homemaker, she was a long-standing member of the First Baptist Church in Bluffton and attended the Northview Church of Christ in Huntington. She was very active volunteering in the community.  She volunteered for more than years as a teacher’s aide for mentally handicapped children in the Huntington County Community School Corporation, served as the past president and was a member of the Dandelion Club for more than 45 years, was a member of the Delta Theta Tau Society, and volunteered for the Salvation Army. She was the recipient of the LaMont Award given by Pathfinder Services in Huntington.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Martha G. Strohl, Mary Jane Wheeler and Helen J. Stein.
Suze is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Services will be held at 2 p.m. following calling hours in the funeral home. Jeff Lemler, Certified Celebrant, will officiate. Burial will follow at the Six Mile Cemetery in Bluffton.
Memorials may be made to Northview Church of Christ or the Huntington Lions Club.
Online condolences: www.thomarich.com.

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