Suzanne Elizabeth (Belanger) Johnson was born in Chicago, Illinois to George and Dorothy (Newman) Belanger. She was raised in Antioch, Zion and Winthrop Harbor, IL and graduated from Zion-BentonTownship High School in 1972 . Sue married Richard Johnson on September 13, 1974 in Waukegan, IL and together they had two children, Jared and Whitney. Sue and Richard built their home in Winthrop Harbor in 1990 where they raised their children. Sue enjoyed their many years of bowling, coaching her daughter’s softball team and coaching her granddaughter’s T-ball team. She worked various jobs and retired early from Lowes so she could enjoy her granddaughter, Brielle.
Sue is survived by her son, Jared Johnson; daughter Whitney (Daniel Garbett) Johnson; granddaughter, Brielle Huguelet; Hunter Garbett; brother John (Sherry) Belanger; sisters, Jean Caldwell and Janis (Dan) Kreul; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Sue was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Johnson; parents George and Dorothy Belanger; sister Rose Williams; and brother George Belanger.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Humility Church, 10655 W Wadsworth Road, Beach Park, IL. A memorial mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the church.