Wanda Sue Marcussen, of Buchanan

Published 9:31 am Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Feb. 23, 1953 — Oct. 17, 2018

Wanda Sue Marcussen, 65, of Buchanan, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at her home.

A celebration of life memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Swem Chapel, 301 W. Front St., Buchanan. A gathering at Swem Chapel to share memories of Sue will be from 10 until 11 a.m. immediately prior to the service. Those wishing to send a condolence online may do so at swemchapel.com.

Sue was born on Feb. 23, 1953, to Laverne Edward and Virginia Wright in Niles. She graduated from Buchanan High School in 1972.

On Oct. 24, 1981, she married Bernhart Marcussen in Buchanan.

For many years, Sue worked in the Aviation Division of Clark Credit in South Bend, and then in the Accounting Department of Chase Credit in Buchanan until 1994.

Sue is survived by her sister Diane Kliemchen; nieces Hannah Marston, Cynthia Kliemchen and Vanessa Froman; and her step-daughter Greta Marcussen. She was preceded in death by her parents Laverne and Virginia, husband, Bernhart Marcussen and brother, Steve Wright.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to RAM Love, Buchanan, Michigan, The Salvation Army, Niles, Michigan, Hope Rescue Mission, South Bend or Memorial Hospital Oncology, South Bend.