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Juanita J. Susin

December 12, 1929 December 27, 2019
Juanita J. Susin
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Juanita June (Plantec) Susin, age 90 of Naperville, IL, formerly of Wilmington, IL, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019, at Spring Meadows Assisted Living in Naperville, IL. She was born in 1929 in West Frankfort, IL, to the late Michael and Estelle (nee Lauderdale) Plantec.

Juanita married John Susin in September 1950 in Murphysboro, IL. They made their home together on the Kankakee River in Wilmington, IL, for over 60 years before moving to Naperville.

Beloved mother of Shale Susin (Lisa, nee Friddle) of Naperville, IL. Juanita cherished her grandchildren, Allison and Emma.

She was preceded in death by her husband John, her parents, and a brother, Michael Plantec.

Juanita studied as a classical violinist and enjoyed playing fiddle in hundreds of jam sessions with friends and family from Naperville to Pontiac, IL. She taught in the Wilmington School District at both Central and Bruning Elementary schools. Her hobbies included playing bridge, crafting, drawing and painting.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231, 1-800-AHA-USA-1, or a charity of your choice.

All services are private.

Future inurnment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit

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American Heart Association

7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231

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