|Susan (Sue) M. Coleman, age 53 of Galesburg, Illinois died at 6:46 P.M. on December 28, 2011 at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born the only daughter of Wallace and Louise Mundy on May 28, 1958 in Galesburg, Illinois. They both have preceded her in death. Susan has lived in and attended schools in Galesburg, Illinois during her lifetime.
She married Steve Coleman I on December 31, 1977, who survives. Also surviving, one son Steven (Champ) Coleman II of Galesburg; one daughter Natasha Trent of Portland, Oregon; one brother Donald Mundy of East Galesburg, Illinois; three granddaughters, Eiress Coleman, Ashlynne Coleman, and De'Reanna Holmes; one grandson, Malik Austin; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Susan was known to be a very compassionate person. She was always helping or caring for other people. She has served as a board member for the Galesburg Little League Organization. At the age of 16, she became an N.A. and at 18, she received her CNA from Carl Sandburg College. She used that CNA by working in various nursing homes for over 30 years. From there she went to work as a Coordinator in the Alzheimer's Unit at Seminary Manor. Her last employment was a Activity Director at the Kensington in Downtown Galesburg.
Susan had become an avid couponer and used her skills towards crafts she worked on with her grandchildren as well. Her greatest joy was those grandkids. She enjoyed spending time with them, teaching them and playing with them. She has been quoted by her grandchildren as being "the best damn grandmother in the world!"
Funeral Services Repast will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church in Galesburg, Illinois. Rev. Charles Brown officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, January 7, 2011 at Bethel Baptist Church. The Repast will be held at Bethel Baptist Church in Galesburg, Illinois after the services at the Church. Memorials may be made to the Family. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com