Susan Diane Trimmer (Fisher) class of 1977, 53, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2012. The daughter of Albert and the late Renate Hermsen, Susie was born on May 25, 1959.
She grew up in Okemos, MI, and then lived in Williamston, MI for twenty years. She recently settled in Haslett, MI with her husband Tim, whom she married in 2010.
A graduate of MSU, she was a lifelong Spartan fan. She went on to earn her MBA from Spring Arbor University in 2010. Sue was an outstanding professional woman, raising money for student scholarships and college improvements as Foundation Director at Lansing Community College and Director of Development at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.
Sue was an extremely creative and passionate person; excelling at gardening, scrap booking, photography, and quilting. She enjoyed staying active outside with her husband -walking daily, golfing, kayaking rivers and lakes in Michigan, and traveling.
Outside of work, Sue lived for her family and friends. An extremely dedicated and loving mother, Sue was best friends with her two daughters over the years. She was also an outstanding friend to many. It is clear that she touched many lives by the outpour of love and support that she and the family received during the last year of her illness.
Sue leaves behind to cherish and celebrate her life, her father, Albert Hermsen, husband, Tim Trimmer, two daughters: Michelle (Jordan) Allen and Sara Fisher, their father, Dave Fisher, two sisters: Carol Hermsen and Nancy Halladay, and two brothers: Albert Hermsen and Terry Hermsen.
A Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 4515 Dobie Road, Okemos, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Visitation will also take place Tuesday, October 30 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Williamston Chapel, 205 E. Middle St., Williamston, MI from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan (Fisher) Trimmer Memorial Scholarship c/o Lansing Community College, 8021 Foundation Office, P. O. Box 40010, Lansing, MI 48901. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grwilliamston.com
Published in Lansing State Journal on October 29, 2012