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Susan J. Mitchell - 66

9/25/1951 - 11/30/2017

Fulton, IL

Susan J. Mitchell age 66 of Fulton, IL, passed away Thursday Nov. 30, 2017 at her home. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 AM Monday Dec. 4th at Prince of Peace Parish, Clinton. Visitation will be held Monday 9:00 AM until the service hour at the church. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be given to the Clinton Make-A-Wish Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Susan was born on Sept. 25, 1951 in Clinton, the daughter of Deane and Betty (Waterman) Peters. She married Jon Mitchell on Nov. 20, 1971 in Clinton. Susan was Department Manager at the Target Store in Clinton for over 24 years, retiring in 2013. Her previous jobs fostered her love and skills at crafts, which became a huge part of her life. She was the founding member of the Stich and Bitch Club, a close knit group of women who met monthly for over 30 years. She had a special love for all children and was a charter member of the Clinton Make-A-Wish Foundation, where she served on several committees. She enjoyed going to the casino, reading, gardening, game night at home, and her front porch time. She was a gifted seamstress, doing crafts, baking and generously donating her creations to family, friends, and charitable causes. Susan is survived by her husband, Jon Mitchell of Fulton, IL; three children, Emily (Mark) Whalley of Clinton, Ann Mitchell of Clinton, and Matthew (Sarah) Mitchell of Fulton; her sisters, Margaret (Larry) Fogg of Clinton and Noreen Greatens of Madison, WI; her brothers, Joe Peters and Mark (Helen) Peters both of Clinton. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, John Peters, a niece, Meghan, and a nephew, James.

Visitation:

Visitation will be held Monday 9:00 AM until the service hour at the church.

Mass:

Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 AM Monday Dec. 4th at Prince of Peace Parish, Clinton. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded.

11 Comments

  • Sheila (Baker) Franzen

    on 11/30/17

    Jon Our sympathy to you and your family in your loss. Sheila & Don Franzen
  • Creighton Regenwether (jr)

    on 11/30/17

    Jon, Emily, Ann, and Matt, I’m so sorry for your loss, Sue was way to young. Sue was a great lady and I remember her well growing up right next to you guys. I just want you guys to know your in my thoughts and prayers. -Big
  • Stacy Grau Christianson

    on 11/30/17

    Sue will forever be remembered as an important part of my teenage years as the girls would congregate and annoy. Her smile and laugh were precious gifts that she shared so freely.
  • Cindy Peters

    on 11/30/17

    Jon and family...my girls and I are so sorry for your loss...so young she was a very nice person..hugs to you and your family.
  • John Hullinger

    on 11/30/17

    So very sorry Jon
  • Tracy Flores ( Comstock)

    on 12/01/17

    To Jon and family... I am so sorry for your loss know she not in pain and your angel above along with her mom and dad. Papa john and Meghan. She was a wonderful lady and really nice to my girls I'm glad was part of the family and got to know her. Love you all
  • Jann Salutz Pate

    on 12/01/17

    To Joe and to The Peter’s Family, and especially to Mr. Mitchell, I am so sorry. I will pray for you.
  • Brenda Piercy

    on 12/01/17

    So sorry.. Sending prayers to the family.
  • Nancy VanZuiden

    on 12/01/17

    So sorry for your loss. I live on 10th Ave, down the alley from you.
  • Joy Lipscomb

    on 12/06/17

    My thoughts & prayers are with you all. Sue was the sweetest gal. I met her 32 years ago at Stitch & Bitch. Always smiling and full of love and laughter. God bless you Sue.- Joy
  • Kathy & Stan Merema

    on 03/17/18

    I hope it is not too late to sign the guest book. Jon, we are so sorry for the loss of your wife. Our sincere sympathy.

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