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Suanne Marie Kummer

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“Suanne..friend, Sister in Christ. I just found out you're no longer here. My heart breaks and I'm crying..you were an amazing person & you had an...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Angie - Moses Lake, WA

“Dear Tim and Family, As we get older we look back on our youth and wonder how we lost contact with friends we loved. I just want you to know that...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Julie Donaldson VanBemmel - OR

“When I was much younger, we would often visit my Great Grandfather, Merl Doblar, up in Madison, SD. During one of the visits, Suanne was staying...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Dale Papka - FayetteVille, NC

“I was updating my mailing addresses when I realized I couldn't find an address. To my dismay, this page came up. Suanne and I had a special bond...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Nadia Thind

“I am still stunned after just coming across Suanne's funeral notice while going through old newspapers yesterday. Suanne was in a JOY group with me...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Tammy Damskov - Benton City, WA

“Dearest Tim, Collin, and Kalea, I cannot tell you how sad I am to learn of Suanne's sudden passing. I have been in Tennessee since early July and...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Micki Mossbrucker - Richland, WA

“Dear Tim and children, I was sad to hear of Suanne's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Michael Kowalski and family...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Michael Kowalski - Kingston, WA

“Dear family & fiends of Suanne, This morning I went to the memorial service of Suanne. The celebration of Suanne's life touched me and others...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Woodall - Richland, WA

“(Part 2) I watched her fall in love and was blessed to attend her wedding to Tim, where her love for him made her a radiant bride. I had the...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Darcia Douglass - Richland, WA

“Suanne was probably one of the sweetest persons I have ever met and I feel blessed to have had her in my life. I knew her as a young woman in church...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Darcia Douglass - Richland, WA

“Dear Kummers; I counted Suanne among my dearest friends and will miss her greatly. You are all in our family’s thoughts and prayers and...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Jodi McCall - West Richland, WA

“Heaven received another angle, and Suanne lives in Gods peace. To my friends her family know that she watches down on you every day and knows that...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Allen Nowatzki - Kennewick, WA

“AuntSuanne, you will be missed. ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: janene - WA

“My life has been encouraged and blessed to have such a wonderful sister. For those who are left behind (for now) may we cherish those we can love...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda (Schultz) McGowan - TX

“Dear family I just wanted you to know how sorry I am for your loss and that I am thinking of you each day. Your mother was so sweet and kind. I...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: lori saueressig - Richland, WA

“Susanne, Its hard to believe that you have left this place and are with our Lord Jesus. I will miss seeing you at CJ school and your warmth and...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Melissa Alvarado - Richland, WA

“Suanne was my sister. She still is my sister. She loved Jesus, she is with Jesus now. Will you be there also? Bye! ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Greg Schultz - Seattle, WA

“Suanne was the "room mother" in Kalea's kindergarten class, and I was Kalea's teacher. I was so very, very saddened by the loss of Suanne. She was...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Rae Fournier - West Richland, WA

“NOTE: Read Page below this page first! We talked & prayed about simple things and very serious things too. She had wisdom beyond her years...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Woodall - Richland, WA

“Dear Tim, Collin and Kalea, Suanne still lives in all who have memories of her, and who knew her loving, gentle and kind spirit. I considered...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Woodall - Richland, WA

“Tim, Collin, and Kalea, Suanne was one of the sweetest persons I have ever known--just a wonderful mother and neighbor. I so loved her baking...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Margo Barron - Richland, WA

“Tim and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Suanne was amazing woman who touched a lot of peoples lives. She truly will be missed. Heaven...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Coates - Richland, WA


Suanne Marie Kummer, 42, passed away unexpectedly September 30, 2009 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. She was born in Walla Wallla, Washington on July 24, 1967 to Alfred and Stella Shultz. Suanne was raised in the Tri-Cities and married Tim Kummer in May 1993. They had their first child, Collin, in 1995 and their second child, Kalea, in 2002. Suanne and Tim spent a year and a half in the Marshall Islands, while Tim was on an assignment for Bechtel. Suanne enjoyed God's beauty in flowers, working for floral shops and picking wild flowers from the desert. She loved life and assisted in taking care of the elderly, was a nanny, volunteered with meals on wheels and assisted battered women. Suanne loved the ocean and spent a lot of time walking the Oregon coast. Her favorite location was Canon Beach, OR, where she worked during her younger years. She especially loved long walks during sunsets and the early mornings. Suanne spent the last months of her life helping her parents, who had failing health. She stood by her mother on her many trips to hospital emergency rooms and cared for her family and friends as only Suanne could. Suanne is survived by her devoted husband, Tim Kummer: children, Collin and Kalea Kummer; sisters, Starlene McDaniel, Debbie Harding, Danette Puhek, and Brenda McGowan; brothers, Mark Alexander, Leland Schultz, and Greg Schultz. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:00 AM at The Living Room Church, 711 W Vineyard Drive, Kennewick, WA.

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