Carol “Sue” Metzger, age 71, of Alma, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Chelsea Community Hospital. Sue was born September 2, 1942 in Kansas, the daughter of George Henry Ford Ammons and Mabel Daphene (Branstetter).
She grew up in Augusta, Kansas, graduating from Augusta High School with the class of 1960. She married Don Metzger on January 27, 1963 and together they raised five children and welcomed 13 foster children into their home. They moved to Alma in 1984 and received her Bachelor of Arts from Alma College in 1987. She worked for the Morning Sun for many years as a weekly columnist, retiring in 2010. Sue was a member of the St. Louis Church of Christ, PEO and the FFF. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, being with her grandchildren, playing competitive games like spoons and following the Detroit Tigers and Kansas University Basketball team.
She is survived by her husband Don of Alma, sons Alan (Wendy) Metzger of Ft. Collins, CO., Jason (Misty) Metzger of Alma, daughters Amy Morgan of Moore, OK., Bonnie (Rob) Bisson of Dexter, 11 grandchildren Molly, Noah, Lexi, Payton, Avreigh, Morgan, Tyler, Emma, Hunter, Holland, and Hudsen and a brother, Calvin Gene Ammons of Wichita, Kansas.
Sue was preceded in death by her son Justin in 2003.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 2 pm at the St. Louis Church of Christ, with Pastor Justin Daron officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Alma.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 11 am until the time of services, all at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma. To view Sue’s obituary or to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.luxfuneralhomes.com.