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In Memoriam

Susan Marguerite (Sue) Tinsman (Sarlund) - Class Of 1963

Susan Marguerite "Sue" Tinsman, daughter of William Bitting (1908-1978) and Harriet Gunda (Snell) (1917-1973) Tinsman, was born 13 November 1944.  She graduated in 1963 from Okemos High School.  Susan married Richard O. Sarland and together they raised three children.  Susan died 29 December 2018, Oakland County, Michigan.

Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) Thursday 3 January 2919

Sarlund Susan M., Age 74. December 29, 2018 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous fight against Alzheimer’s. She was the beloved wife of Richard O. of 54 years. Loving mother of Richard (Sandy) Sarlund, Erik (Jolene) Sarlund and Kristen (Tom) Davidson. Grandmother of Taylor, Isabella, Alyssa, Kathryn, Jack and Dominic. Dear sister of Carol Anne Gates, Jan (Mark) Finkel and the late Trace Tinsman. Mrs. Sarlund loved being a wife, mother and grandmother. Sue was a teacher at South Lyon Adult Education, she enjoyed boating on Torch Lake, swimming, vacationing, was an avid cook, making Halloween costumes, a Hospice volunteer, shopping, made jewelry, stayed on top of the latest fashion, loved her dogs and most of all she loved, the family gatherings. Private service is planned.


Notice by John Sweet '64