Susan R. Griffin

Susan R. Griffin

JANESVILLE— Susan R. Griffin, age 59, of Laughlin, NV, formerly of Janesville, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Laughlin. She was born in Berwyn, IL, on June 1, 1952, the daughter of John and Joan (Folz) Fulton.

She married Michael Griffin on Aug. 5, 1972 in Brookfield, IL She was a retired educator and enjoyed making quilts. She and Mike had been residents of Laughlin for the past 8 years.

She is survived by her husband, Michael of Laughlin, NV; 2 children, Adam (Naomi) Griffin and Amy (Robert) Fugate both of Janesville; a grandson, William Fugate; sister, Julie (Barry) Szymczak of Countryside, IL; brother, Lynn (Diane) Fulton of LaGrange, IL; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father, Hal Tyree.

Celebration of Susie’s Life will take place on Friday, June 1, 2012, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Janesville, where a service will be held at 5:00 p.m. For on-line guestbook and condolences: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

Susie and Mike would have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on August 5th. She was the open heart, shining light and loving smile of her family. Heaven has become an even more gentle and caring place.