Suzanne 'Sue' MenkeSuzanne 'Sue' Menke Suzanne 'Sue' Menke, 65, of West Fargo, ND, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012, at home after an 11 month battle with colon cancer.
Suzanne 'Sue' Menke
Suzanne 'Sue' Menke, 65, of West Fargo, ND, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012, at home after an 11 month battle with colon cancer.
Sue Marie Young was born August 8, 1946 to George Ernest Young and Vivian (Plante) Young in Altona, Manitoba. She grew up and attended school in Neche, ND graduating in 1964. On June 12, 1964, she married Ralph Menke at Christ Lutheran Church in Neche. In 1990 she moved to Fargo. Sue spent most of her professional career working as an optician. From 1978 to 2008, she worked for Cavalier Optometry Clinic, Walmart Vision Center, Dakota Clinic and MeritCare. In 1997, she met Larry Wamre. Together they resided in West Fargo. Sue enjoyed spending time with her family, her pets (especially her dog, Foxy) and the summers at the lake.
Sue is survived by Larry Wamre, West Fargo; his son, Dustin Wamre, West Fargo; her children, Jana (Rodger) Corbett and Jayson (Lori) Menke, Grand Forks, ND; grandchildren, Brandon Corbett, Riley Menke and Parker Menke, all of Grand Forks; her mother, Vivian Young, Walhalla, ND; her sisters, Gail (Fred) Bond, Champlin, MN, Debbie (Michael) Bailly, Walhalla, ND and Kristi (Rick) Jackson, Moorhead, MN.
She is preceded in death by her father.
Visitation: Sunday, June 10, 2012 from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND.
Funeral: Monday at 10 AM at Triumph West Church, West Fargo.
Burial Service: Monday at 3:30 PM at Union Cemetery, Neche, ND. Lunch and fellowship to follow at Christ Lutheran Church, Neche.
West Funeral Home West Fargo & Casselton, ND.