Sue Ann (nee Crooks) Weltzien, “Suzie Redhead”, 73, passed away Friday Morning March, 1, 2019 at her residences in Wadsworth with her loving family at her side after a long lung condition.
Sue Ann was born August 10, 1945 in Barberton to the late John Elmer and Opal (nee Pierson) Crooks. After graduating from Barberton High School, Sue became a Hair Dresser, a Pharmacy Technician, a Coca-Cola lover, and an avid Bingo Player. She loved dancing to Rock-n-Roll and Riding Harley Davidson motorcycles knitting and coloring.
She met The Love of Her Life, husband Kevin Weltzien of 30 years at Sturgis, S.D.
She was preceded in death by her brother John Elmer Crooks Jr. and two sisters: Shirley Seibert and Joleen Morris.
Sue Ann is survived by her husband, Kevin, daughter Tonya Laudermilk, step children: Crystal (Mike) Gergye, Amanda Weltzien, step-grandson Jaxon Weltzien, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and her beloved yorkie “Scooter”.
The family will receive friends 2-4 & 6-8pm Wednesday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth where funeral services will be held at 12 noon Thursday with Rev. Jaqul. Interment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Biker attire is suggested for calling hours. There will be a future Suzie Redhead Memorial Ride that will be held this summer.
Due to Sue Ann’s membership at Trinity United Church of Christ,Wadsworth, the family is suggesting memorial contribution to the church or because of her Bingo playing, memorials may be made to the Barberton Band Boosters Bingo