Susan Brasmer


Share
Posted Online: Feb. 02, 2013, 9:18 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Susan Brasmer, 58, of Colona, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at her home in Colona.
Per her wishes there will be no services. Cremation rites will be accorded. Schroder Mortuary, Colona, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Susan was born April 12, 1954, Menominee, Wis.
She worked at Red Jacket for 20 years and was an inventor, holding a patent on a roadside safety device. She enjoyed reading, fishing, the outdoors and taking her dog for walks.
Susan is survived by her son, Shane Brasmer, Colona; daughter, Bobbie Jo Brasmer-Cutler, Woodhull; grandchildren, Draven, Elwyn and Lucien; sister, Donna Anderson; brothers, Hugo and Roger Suominen; and her father, Swante Suominen. She was preceded in death by her mother and brothers, Mike and Jeff.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com.












 




Local events heading








  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




(More History)