Suzanne "Suzie" Marie (Englund) Fleck
3 July, 1939 – 3 January, 2021
Suzanne "Suzie" Marie Englund Fleck, 81, of Coquille Oregon, passed away on January 3rd, 2021. Family grave side service was held January 9th and a Celebration of Life gathering will be planned for later this year.
She was born in Astoria Oregon, on July 3rd, 1939. Suzie graduated from Astoria High School in 1957. She then attended the University of Oregon where in 1961 she received a bachelor’s degree in health/physical education and recreation and was a member of the Tri Delta sorority. She was married to James Franklin Fleck on January 21, 1961. Suzie held many positions in her career working with youth, adults and the elderly centering around activities and recreation. She retired from her final position as Activities Director at Heritage Place assisted living in Bandon Oregon, in 2005. She was a member of the girl scouts, 4-H club, PEO, Coquille Valley Hospital Auxiliary, and the Faith Lutheran Church. Suzie was very active in her community supporting projects such as the Coquille pool and carousel. She had a passion for swimming, singing, fishing, traveling, playing her accordion, dancing, family, friends, playing dress up with grand kids, and was an avid Oregon Duck Football fan.
She is survived by her brother Jon Englund and wife Mary-Jean of Astoria; children, Dean Fleck and wife Andrea of Newport, Jean Trendell and husband Bryan of Coos Bay, and Mark Fleck of Coos Bay; eight grandchildren Devin, Dana, Amity, Jennifer, Natalie, Elyse, Rylee and Sydney; four great-grandchildren, Mia, Shane, Jaylen and Porter.
She is preceded in death by her father Axel Englund, mother Freda Englund, and husband James Fleck. No one had more fun than she did. She was our sunshine.