Suzanne Darlene Larson 1943 ~ 2019

Suzanne Darlene (Graham) Larson, age 75, of White Lake, MI formerly a long-time resident of Roseburg, OR passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg, OR on January 18, 2019. Suzie was born to the late Louie and Laura (Cross) Graham on June 11, 1943 in Pontiac, MI. She was blessed with a LARGE and loving family being one of 16 children. Suzie’s family was her life and she was always best at being a grandmother. Her stories, her imagination, her infectious laughter and wit will be most remembered and treasured by all of her grandchildren. Suzie had a passion for creating, entertaining and was always an amazing cook. She loved to prepare large meals for her family during the holidays. She will always be known for her feisty, yet great sense of humor and will be sorely missed by all that knew and loved her. Suzie always maintained an unwavering faith in GOD and returned to her heavenly home. 

Suzie is survived by her 5 children, Dan (Fritzie) Vader of North Bend, OR, David (Marie) Vader of Goodyear, AZ, Donald Vader of Newport, NC, Tracey (Mark) Harwood of Roseburg, OR and Ken (Stephanie) Rieth of Waterford, MI.  Thirteen  brothers and sisters, Frank Graham, Sharon Graham, Glenda Sheffer, Bernard Graham, Mary Martin, Melvin Graham, Kirk Graham, Karen Sauro, Sheila Franks, Paul Graham, Ronnie Graham, Maureen Curry and Tommy Graham. Fifteen grandchildren, Daniel, Brandy, Andrew, Zachary, Isaiah, Tatum, Tanner, Kaden, Amber, Chantale, Alexsis, Darian, Paige, Donny and Payton. Seventeen great grandchildren, Randy, Alivia, Maleah, Madison, Aria, Presley, Karsyn, Renley, Jensyn, Hudson, Gwenevere, Colten, Elena, Jayden, Canon, Lyra and Maebre. She also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews. 

Suzie was preceded in death by her late husband, Ronald Larson, her parents, Louie Graham and Laura Shearer, her brother, John Graham and her sister, Carol Mersino. 

Suzie wishes to spend eternity along with her husband, Ron, so her ashes will be spread into the North Umpqua River at a later date. It was also her wish to have no services.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity in Suzie’s memory. 

“If roses grow in heaven, Lord please pick a bunch for me, place them in my mother’s arms and tell her they’re from me”. 🌹

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