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Suzanne Marie Stewart

January 8, 1949 — February 27, 2024

Grand Rapids

Suzanne Marie Stewart

Suzanne Marie (Bradford) Stewart, age 75 of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully at home February 27, 2024, with her loving family at her side. Suzanne was born January 8, 1949, in Detroit to the late Maxwell and Jane (Clifford) Bradford. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Stewart; brother Michael Bradford; and her sister, Debra Peterman. Suzanne is survived by her children, Joshua Stewart of Belmont, Jacob Stewart of Vacaville, CA, and Molly (Jennifer Ostwald) Stewart of Grand Rapids. She is also survived by her in-laws, Roger Peterman, and Colleen Bradford, as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. 

Suzanne graduated from Gaylord High School in 1967, earned a degree in Education from CMU, married her husband, and devoted over 30 years teaching 2nd grade at North Ohio Elementary, while raising her 3 kids. After retirement she enjoyed reading, gardening, knitting, sewing, and volunteering her time at the Gaylord Methodist Church and the Otsego County Historical Museum. In 2013, she and her husband moved to Grand Rapids to be closer to family.

According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at 1:00pm Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Gaylord Methodist Church, 215 S. Center Ave. Gaylord, MI 49735, where the family will visit with friends beginning at 12:00pm. A luncheon will follow at 2:00pm at the church. Those who wish are asked to make memorial contributions to the Otsego County Historical Society or the Alzheimer’s Association. 

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Memorial Service

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gaylord Methodist Church

215 S Center Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735

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