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Susie Bernice Jennings dies at age 93

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Susie Bernice Jennings, age 93, a resident of Hobart since 1953, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012 in Valparaiso.

She was born on November 12, 1918 in Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of Burdett and Lottie Robbins. Susie was married to Harry Jennings II on July 11, 1941 in Crown Point.

Susie is survived by her loving daughter Sherry (John) Biddle, of Valparaiso, grandchildren Jaimee Biddle, Indianapolis, Jorie Biddle, Chesterton, and Julie Biddle, Princeton, great-grandchildren Haley, Amaira, and Douglas III, and other loving family and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harry Jennings II, her son Harry Jennings III, and her sister Oma Robbins.

She had worked as an office worker at Bendix Corporation in South Bend. Susie was a member of the Hobart 1st United Methodist Church. Her great joy was traveling and living in different parts of the country with her husband while he was in the service. She loved to cook, bake pies, read mysteries, and play bridge with her coupleís groups and lady friendís groups. She had four different flower gardens with a variety of beautiful flowers and would always welcome a new flower start. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to all.

A graveside service for Susie Jennings and her son Harry Jennings III, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 directly at Calumet Park Cemetery, 2305 West 73rd Avenue, Merrillville, Ind. Family will process from Rees Funeral Home - Hobart Chapel, 600 West Old Ridge Road, at 10:15 a.m. This will be a combined committal service including the burial of cremains of Susie and her son Harry Jennings, who passed away on December 27, 2011.

For further information, please call Rees Funeral Home at (219) 942-2109 or online at



Posted 2/1/2012