Susan “Sue” J. Metz, 77, lifelong resident of Benton Harbor, passed away on January 4th, 2018
Sue was born February 26, 1940 at Mercy Hospital in Benton Harbor. On June 8, 1957 she wed Eugene “Gene” Metz, and produced 5 wonderful children.
Sue was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1974, and from that point forward served her God, Jehovah to her fullest. Sue loved telling others about her God and encouraged everyone around her right up to the end.
Sue retired from the Benton Harbor Schools after over 20 years as a bus driver.
Sue is survived by her Husband of 60 years Gene, four children: Diane (Ray) Griffith, Timothy (Darlene) Metz, Paul Metz, and Jonathon Metz. Three loving siblings Ruth (Jack) Alcott, Hilda Allen and Herb (Jackie) Popke. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son Terrill “Terry” Metz, her parents William and Emily and siblings Alvin, Leonard, Helen, Irving “Butch”, Martha and Linda.
Services will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 281 S. Martin Luther King Dr., Benton Harbor, Mi 49022 on January 20th, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to George, Jean, Valencia and Kunga who helped make her life as comfortable as possible in Susan’s last few months of life.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Caring Circle Hospice, St. Joseph, MI. Those wishing to sign Sue’s Memory Book online may do so at www.purelycremations.org.
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