Suzanne J. Sparks

August 20, 2017

Suzanne Jean Sparks, 66, of Frankfort, passed away peacefully August 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Rosewalk Village, Lafayette.  She was born February 26, 1951, in Frankfort, Indiana, to the late Russell and Myrtle (Laverty) Sparks.  She was a 1969 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School. Suzanne was a follower of Christ.  Her employment throughout the years included those in the cleaning, office, and nursing lines of work.

She will be most remembered for her wit, comebacks, sentimentality, socializing, and a love for New York City and Broadway music.

Visitation and Services

Her wishes were to be cremated and to hold a private family celebration of life.

Survived by:

Suzanne is survived by her son Jason (Anna Marie) Disinger of Moran, daughter April (Keith) Tegarden of Lafayette, sisters Janice (Jim) Reno of Frankfort, and Laurie (Larry) Sparks-Sellers of Lafayette. Also her grandchildren Garrett Disinger, Trevor Disinger, and Sierra Disinger all of Moran; Zoe (Alex) Morehouse and Sophia Tegarden, both of Lafayette; and Kristian (Erika) Tegarden, and Kenneth (Brittany) Tegarden, both of Frankfort, one great grandchild Kurt Tegarden of Frankfort; and nephew Don Reno and niece Deb (Jeff) Bracken, both of Frankfort.


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32 Condolences for “Suzanne J. Sparks”

  1. Donna Wright August 22, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    So sorry for all her family. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. Sue will be always loved and missed.

  2. John Virtue August 22, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of Susie’s passing. She visited my restaurant often and I always enjoyed talking to her. She will be missed.

  3. Sandra and Kenny Dragoo August 22, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you as you go through this time of grief. Know that you will see her again and rejoice in that promise.

    Sandy and Kenny Dragoo

  4. Tom and Rachel Rich August 22, 2017 at 3:40 pm

    So sorry to hear this sorry for your loss to the family enjoyed seeing her at karaoke will sure miss her

  5. Sarah Roudebush and Family August 22, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    April and family,
    Sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

  6. Lori Snyder August 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm

    Laurie and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. She, my sister Rita and I had lots of laughs and conversations. She is was a woodsider all the way!

  7. Allan Lafary August 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Suzanne will be missed. I enjoyed talking to her at McDonald’s. We will keep Sue’s family in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Sandy (Stewart) Glover August 22, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Suzanne from years ago. We used to play together and attended Woodside school too. She was always a very sweet person.

  9. Kenny and Sandy Dragoo August 22, 2017 at 4:59 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Please be assured, you’re in our prayers.

  10. Shandel Wallsmith August 22, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    My heart goes out to all of you. April I’m sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mom was a wonderful, sweet lady and I loved talking to her. Praying for you, and your family (especially, Kris, Ken, Zoe, and Sophia).

  11. Phil Grove August 22, 2017 at 8:10 pm

    My sincere and heartfelt condolences to Suzanne’s family. Always enjoyed seeing my “69” classmate at the annual hotdog festival. I missed her absence this year, but am so very glad I was able to visit with her for what would be the last time in Lafayette three weeks ago. Her smiling, friendly face will surely be missed.

  12. Mary Reynolds August 22, 2017 at 9:14 pm

    My deepest condolences to the Spark, and Disinger Families. Sue was a wonderful person, and I remember her as always having a lovely, contagious smile. While her earthly family and friends grieve, heaven is celebrating.

  13. Jill Glass August 22, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    I have been praying for all of the family lately. And I will continue to pray as you go through this time. Our God is faithful and loving. We can trust Him because we have put our faith in the finished work of Christ on the cross. Because He lives, we to shall live. Love to all. Sue’s cousin Jill Glass.

  14. Matthew Hobaugh August 22, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. May Gods peace and love comfort you all during this time.

  15. Melody Ballard August 22, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    So sorry for your loss I met Susie at the American Legion and she was a wonderful person. I want to put out a prayer for her sister Laurie. May you all be blessed in this time of loss.

  16. Jim & Ava Schimmel August 22, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    Thoughts and prayers for all…she was an amazing lady and great neighbor…God Bless…

  17. Kathy Cottrell August 23, 2017 at 3:04 am

    So sorry for your loss. Sue was always so kind. She did have those seemingly instant witty comebacks. Someone in our group at McDonald’s said several times that she missed her calling, she should have been a stand up comic. She would have been good at it too. She will be fondly remembered & missed. Rest in peace, Sue. Thoughts & prayers for the family & friends.

  18. Don Waldron August 23, 2017 at 4:09 am

    My prayer are with you. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  19. Teri (Willhelm) Julian August 23, 2017 at 6:16 am

    So deeply sorry for your loss. I pray that God gives you peace and comfort during this time
    Soon we will be reunited with our loved ones.

  20. Jenny Haarris August 23, 2017 at 9:50 am

    For Sue’s family,

    I am very sorry for your loss. Whenever I would see Suzanne she was always pleasant and genuine. Always, kind and caring asking how I was and how the family was. I know you will miss her terribly, you grieve this loss because of the love you had for Suzanne. She is safe and whole. Think of her often, share precious memories and laugh and laugh often. Jeremiah 29:11
    Jenny and Mike Harris

  21. Connie Brant August 23, 2017 at 10:00 am

    My thoughts and prayers go out for the family of Suzanne. She was the sweetest and most wonderful and loving person I know.
    I will miss her so much. May God give you all peace knowing she’s now much healthier and still smiling big as she always was! May God Bless all of you!

    Connie Brant

  22. Paula Perkins August 23, 2017 at 10:36 am

    Suzie was one of a kind and I will truly miss her quirky sense of humor and her laughter. She brought sunshine into everyone’s lives. She lives among the angels now and will brighten their lives as well. RIP Suzanne. My condolences to Laurie and all the family for your loss of this cherished family member.

  23. Devonna Dieterle August 23, 2017 at 11:13 am

    So very sorry for your loss. I went to school with Suzanne and unfortunately had not seen her since high school. She still took the time to send me a very nice card at a sad time in my life. She was one of the most thoughtful people I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. RIP my friend

  24. Tony Theofanis August 23, 2017 at 3:42 pm

    Susie was such a sweet, sweet lady. She will be missed by many. Blessings to her family.

  25. Patti Crockett August 23, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    Suzie was always smiling and I loved running into her at McDonald’s. My prayers are with her family that God will give them comfort and peace and wonderful memories to help them during this time. I’m sure she is happy and has received the ultimate joy as she went to be with her Lord.

  26. Dalene Royer August 24, 2017 at 12:06 am

    God Bless your family and I hope that you are able to find total peace. Suzanne and I were very good friends and I will miss her. May God wrap his arms around you all. Blessings, Dalene Royer

  27. Patricia (Trish) and Pete (Fuller) Downs August 24, 2017 at 8:43 am

    I remember Suzie as a kid, she was so much fun to be around. I haven’t seen her in years due to us not being local anymore..but I am certain she remained the same warm, wonderful person she was way back when. Aunt Jan please know we are keeping you in prayer for Christ’s comfort. I will stop by this afternoon and light a candle for Suzie at chapel, and have her name mentioned in Mass on Sunday. God Bless you all and comfort you in your sorrow.

  28. Richelle Lutx August 24, 2017 at 9:54 am

    My humblest condolences to the family. I had the privilege of praying with Suzi not more than a month ago. Her contagious kindness will be missed.

  29. Richard Spurgeon August 24, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    Sue will be missed by all who knew her. Condolences to her family members. We will all miss her smiles and wit. Dick & Barb Spurgeon

  30. Kenny and Debra (Woodard) Johnson August 24, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Kenny went to school with Suzanne and I went to school with Laurie. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  31. Sarah and Carter McKeithan August 26, 2017 at 10:45 am

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  32. Gale September 11, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    So sorry for your loss God bless you all. Go crochet in Heaven. Your angel wings.

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