2023ObituariesSuzanne Suhrke

August 10, 2023by SealeUser1

May 8, 1951 ~ August 9, 2023

Suzanne Suhrke passed away surrounded by her loved ones at her home on

Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at the age of 72. Suzanne was born in Akron, OH, and

grew up in Lynchburg, VA. She was a graduate of Lynchburg College and worked

as a teacher, eventually obtaining a Master’s degree in Special Education. She

ultimately settled in Baton Rouge, LA, with her husband, Ken, where she

continued her teaching. She had a passion for life and lived one that was full of joy

and love. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend to many and will be

greatly missed. Suzanne was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Dorothy

Armstrong of Lynchburg, VA, and her loving husband of 40 years, Kenneth

Suhrke. She is survived by her daughter, Kara Simpson of Metairie, LA, and sisters

Rebecca Armstrong of Winston-Salem, NC, and Cynthia Raymond of Wilmington,

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at Seale Funeral Home in

Denham Springs, LA, at 5:00 pm with a memorial to follow at 7:00 pm. In lieu of

flowers, Suzanne wish was that donations be made in her remembrance to The

Sister Dulce Foundation, 17560 George O’Neal Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70817,

(225) 752-8480.



One comment

  • Cynthia Mayeux

    August 13, 2023 at 3:48 pm

    Kara, I am so sorry to hear this. Your mother and father were so good to me during the years that I spent time with them. They were second parents to me and had a special place in my heart. Please know you have my heart felt condolences.


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