Susan Sutton Brodt

Mrs. Susan Brodt was born in Oakland county, Mich., August 7, 1856 and departed this life in her home in Marlette, last Friday, May 7, 1937, aged 80 years and 7 months.

She was the daughter of Cornelius and Elizabeth Sutton.

In 1881 she was united in marriage to Amandus Brodt and with her husband she moved to Marlette township.

On January 7, 1900, she united with the Lamotte Presbyterian church and was baptized in the Christian faith. Then on January 8, 1905 she united with the First Presbyterian church of Marlette, Michigan on transfer of her church letter from the Lamotte church.

Two sons were born to this union, Glenn and Grant. Glenn was drowned in California several years ago and Grant who is married lives in Oxford, Michigan.

She was very active in church affairs, being a member of the Sunday school Kettledrum. Woman’s Missionary society and Faithful Workers Sunday school class, of which she was secretary for fourteen years.

Besides her son Grant of Oxford, Michigan, she is survived by two sisters and a brother, namely Mrs. May Schoff, Mrs. Frank Thurston and Marion Sutton of Lake Orion, Michigan.

Funeral services were held from the First Presbyterian church, Sunday afternoon, May 9, 1937, at 2:30 o’clock, conducted by Rev. A. E. Cameron. Mrs. A. E. Cameron and Mrs. Sadie Laman sang, “Jesus Lover of My Soul,” and “Rock of Ages,” with Miss Marion Laman at the piano.

Interment was made in the Marlette cemetery, beside her late husband, Amandus Brodt.

The pallbearers were: Berthold Bopp, Charles A. Boyne, James Grffin, Wilford Hudson, Albert Newman and Hans Petersen.

Source: Marlette Leader, May 14, 1937.


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