Suzanne Sears, 62, passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, at her home in Elkhart.
She was born Aug. 28, 1955, in Goshen, to Chester and Phyllis (Ulery) Alheim.
On July 2, 1983, in Goshen, she married Chris Sears; he survives along with four children, Christopher (Amy) Stine, David (Amy) Stine, Stephen (Brittany) Sears and Thomas (Mandi) Sears. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Levi, Lucas, Gracie, Nathan, Owen, Gavin, Brenna, Addison, Nathan; and two siblings, Jerry Xanders and Bill Alheim.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jeffrey Alheim.
Suzanne was a surgical technician at Elkhart General Hospital for over 20 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, relaxing by the pool and, most of all, spending time with her family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Riley's Children Hospital.
There will be no services for Suzanne and cremation will take place.
Elkhart Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published on December 17, 2017