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“I remember Susan as the Church Secretary always smiling and willing to help in any way. What a vacancy there will be. From my new home in Texas, I...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Suzanne Courtney - Austin, TX

“To all of the Patersons~ I am so sorry about Sue's passing. I have many good memories of her over the years. She was such a kind, caring and funny...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Susie Falconer-Berry - Temperance, MI

“To the Paterson Family, I was so sorry to hear about Sue. It was not too long ago that I thought about her. She always made me laugh. So many...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Barb Harpst Griffin - Sturgis, MI

“to susan's family and to susan you are now the hands of god and the arms of kari may you finally have piece my dear friend.i shall look for your star ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: jennifet and bill fashing - MI

“Sue was such a wonderful neighbor and a good friend to my parents. I have such fond memories of her babysitting me and laughing with her when I was a...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: The Evans Family - MI

“Susan - I'll miss our chats in the Church parking lot SO much! Always so sweet and cheerful, even on a gloomy day. It was my honor to know you. &...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Barbie Collyer - Monroe, MI

“She will be missed very much. She was a great neighbor. Gloria ,nicole ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Sue was always such a cheerful, smiling lady. We will all miss her but know now she will sing with the angels. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Green - AZ - Friend


Born in Toledo, Ohio, Susan was the daughter of Robert and Mary Beth (Starret) Paterson. Susan worked for several local businesses throughout her working career: the Monroe Evening News, Durocher's Furniture and Appliance, the Monroe Holiday Inn and for the past 26 years as Office Manager for St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
Susan was a faithful member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and sang in the Church Choir. She also enjoyed playing cards with her Women's Card Club and traveling.
Susan leaves to cherish her memory her father Robert Paterson of Monroe; siblings: Thomas (Jacqueline) Paterson of Toledo, James Paterson of Clemmens, North Carolina and Nancy Rumsey of Ft. Collins, Colorado; as well as a grandson Cayman Herrera of Monroe. Sadly she was preceded in death by a daughter Karin Lee Herrera and her mother Mary Beth Paterson.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in honor of Susan are asked to consider St. Paul's United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.
Susan's family wishes to thank the staff of ProMedica Monroe Nursing Care Center for their loving care.