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Susan Blaesing

August 31, 1951 — May 19, 2022


Susan Elaine Blaesing, 70, of Rushville, Illinois, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.  She was born August 31, 1951 in Rushville, the daughter of George Alan and Betty L. (Wallick) Sheets.  She married Mike Blaesing on August 1, 1970 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Rushville.

She was a graduate of Rushville High School, and spent her career in multiple sales positions, including Toland's Inc. and Kerr Home Center.  Her children and grandchildren were her greatest joy and she never missed an event with them.  Susan loved flower gardening and her artistry was noted in the "Today's Bright Spot" in Rushville.  Her other hobbies included shopping, knitting, cooking and sewing, especially Halloween costumes for her family.

Susan is survived by her husband, Mike, of Rushville; a daughter, Jennifer (Kyle) Marshall of Divernon, IL; a son, Michael (Julie) Blaesing of Monmouth, IL; a sister, Jane Lieb of Dallas City, IL; a brother, George A. Sheets of Huntsville, IL; and grandchildren Riley and Hayden Marshall, and Madeline and Elise Blaesing.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Becky Trone.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Triplett & Wood Funeral Home of Rushville.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Scripps Park, 111 E. Washington, Rushville, IL  62681.

Triplett & Wood Funeral Home of Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Susan Blaesing, please visit our flower store.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Triplett & Wood Funeral Home

900 W Wilson St, Rushville, IL 62681

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