Marilyn Sue Alford

Born: Wed., Aug. 13, 1952
Died: Tue., Feb. 19, 2013

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Marilyn Sue Alford, 60, of Angola, Indiana passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 13, 1952 in Angola, Indiana to James and Mary (Book) Walcutt. She married Marvin Glenn Alford on June 27, 1970. Sue worked on the Steuben County EMS for 18 years. She also worked for State Farm Insurance, Farm Bureau Insurance and was on the Salem Center Fire Department. She was a member of SonLight Community Church, Angola, IN; West Otter Lake Lake Association and on the Jackson Township Board of Trustee's. She is survived by her husband Marvin Glenn Alford of Angola, IN; her son and daughter-in-law Michael Glenn and Tracie Alford of Hudson, IN; her daughter and son-in-law Michelle Sue and Mark Rheinheimer of Orland, IN; three brothers and sisters-in-law Jim and Carol Walcutt of Churubusco, IN; Jerry and Helene Walcutt of Angola, IN; Jack and Wanda Walcutt of Huntertown, IN; two sisters and a brother-in-law Judy and Raymond Oliver of Fort Wayne, IN; Melanie Pardue of Ashley, IN; three grandchildren Emily Rheinheimer, Sarah Rheinheimer and Katie Rheinheimer. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 23, 2013 at SonLight Community Church, Angola, IN with Pastor Jason Rains officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM, Friday, February 22, 2013 at SonLight Community Church, Angola, IN. Marilyn's favorite saying was "Love God, Love People". Memorials may be made to the family c/o Marvin Glenn Alford or to the Steuben County Cancer Association.


Memorials:
Memorials may be made to the family c/o Marvin Glenn Alford or to the Steuben County Cancer Association.


Visitations:
4:00PM to 8:00PM on Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at SonLight Community Church (map/driving directions)

Services:
11:00AM at SonLight Community Church on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 (map/driving directions)

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Kita Shough - February 20th, 2013 at 12:46pm - Email
My dearest friend, I will miss you dearly. I will miss our christian talks. I will forever remember you in my heart. You have given me advice and guidence over the years that I've known you. I hank you from the bottom of my heart. I love you Sue. Glenn and family, you will be thought of often and wrapping you with love and prayers.

Connie Reas - February 20th, 2013 at 1:27pm - Email
You will be missed by so many. You had a way of making everyone happy. We had some good times in school (so very many years ago). It's hard to believe that you've been called home so soon. God Bless You and your family.

Tom and Bonnie Swihart - February 21st, 2013 at 8:53am - Email
Mark, Michelle and girls, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this loss of someone so precious to your hearts. May God's love and peace surround you during these difficult days. Love and prayers, Tom and Bonnie

Beth Nicholson - February 21st, 2013 at 1:15pm - Email
We were deeply honored to have been able to work with Sue, and it made our day just to be around her. She will be missed more than words can express. With great Love & Sympathy, Steuben Lakes Regional Waste District employees

Linda Clingan - February 21st, 2013 at 5:07pm - Email
We are so sorry to hear of Sue's passing. We will always remember her for all the fun times we had with the kids growing up in the Hudson Little League Organization. It was a real pleasure knowing Sue. May you get comfort knowing she is now at Peace. Our prayers go out to you and your family.

Jana German - February 21st, 2013 at 5:55pm - Email
Glen & Family, I was so sorry to hear of Sue's passing. I am out of town and wanted you to know I am praying for your family. May you find peace..... Jana German Chelle Harter & Family

Michael Hines - February 21st, 2013 at 11:15pm - Email
I know your in Heaven but will miss you

Jessica Stuckey - February 21st, 2013 at 11:19pm - Email
Prayers be with all of you. She was one of the greats in this world and heaven gained a beautiful, treat of a person to be around. I will miss her dearly.

Mr & Mrs Greg Sutton - February 22nd, 2013 at 12:41pm - Email
Our love and prayers for you and families. We were so Blessed to have you both in our lives through the years with our paths. Alvarado UMC was truly blessed with you both. May comfort find you with all God's Love surrounding you.

Donna Kriete - February 22nd, 2013 at 4:20pm - Email
Glenn and family, I was so sorry to hear of Sue's passing. I will always remember her infectious laugh and her positive attitude. I am out of town so am unable to pay my respects in person. Please know I am thinking of all of you and keeping you on my prayers. Donna Kriete.

Jack and Nancy Sperry and Family - February 22nd, 2013 at 6:38pm - Email
So sorry to hear of your loss.Always enjoyed talking to Sue. She will be missed.Thoughts and Prayers to you and family.

Stacy Clingan - February 22nd, 2013 at 10:58pm - Email
Sue was like a second mom to me as a teenager. Sorry to hear of the loss, may God bless the family in there time of sorrow.

Austin and Cindy Duncan - February 23rd, 2013 at 8:46am - Email
We are so sorry we can not be there. Just heard the news last night. I will never forget Sue, Michelle, Cheryl, and I's fortunate encounter at McDonald's. It was great to see everyone and spend time. Austin was sorry he was not there. We will miss Sue's laugh and quick smile. Keep her spirit with you always. Love you all always, Austin and Cindy

Kristy Clawson - February 23rd, 2013 at 4:58pm - Email
I worked with Sue on the EMS, she was always a ray of sunshine! She will be missed by many. Glen and family are in my thoughts and prayers. She is at peace.

Debbie Lewis - February 23rd, 2013 at 7:49pm - Email
Mark, Michelle, and family, Sorry, for your loss. I just read about her in the paper. I didn't realize she had gotten worse. I thought she was beating the cancer. What a fun loving woman she was and I know you and your family will miss her. Debbie

Roxanne Parrish - February 24th, 2013 at 5:52am - Email
Sue might have lost the battle but she certainly "won the war" and will reside in Heaven. Her smiling face and warm hug will be missed greatly as I entered Sonlight.

lori creager - February 24th, 2013 at 8:51pm - Email
Was so sorry to hear of Sue's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Sue was such an amazing lady! God bless!

Mel and Lori - February 27th, 2013 at 7:34am - Email
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, suffering, struggle and loss and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. Sue was one of the beautiful people. We will miss you our dear friend.