Susana Aguilar

May 24, 1932August 23, 2012

Susana V. Aguilar Lansing, MI

Passed away August 23, 2012 at the age of 80. Susana was born in Austin, TX, the daughter of Ben Vasquez and Maria Arriola. She was preceded in death by her sons, John and Erasmo Navarro and grandsons Carlos and Jason Navarro. Susana loved spending time with her family and was “a rock for all her family.” They were her true treasures. She enjoyed reading and all kinds of music. Susana is survived by her husband of 50 years, Rodolfo Aguilar. He has been there by her side every step of the way. Her family appreciates everything he has done for her. Also surviving to cherish her memory are one daughter, Esther Navarro; two sons, Ben (Debbie) Navarro, and Fred Navarro; eight grandchildren: Audra (Brad), J.J. (Emery), George (Wendy), Daniela (Jeremy), Bobby (Brenda), Brian, John, and Phillip (Linda); twelve great grandchildren: Sahara, Cody, Kaleb, Tristin, Maranda, Devon, Katie, Cindy, Riley, Nyssa, Nicolas and Chaz; and one great-great grandchild, Jayla. Susana also leaves one brother, Ben (Delores) Vasquez and three sisters, Dolores (Pete) Garcia, Florence (Frank), and Jane Vasquez; and daughter-in-laws; Diane Navarro and Pat Navarro to honor her memory. There will be a memorial mass held at 12:00 PM on Friday, September 14, 2012 at Cristo Rey Catholic Church, 201 W. Miller Rd., Lansing, MI. For those desiring, contributions may be made to The Memorial Fund for the benefit of Susana in care of Fifth Third Bank. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


  • Memorial Mass Friday, September 14, 2012

Susana Aguilar

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August 25, 2012

We miss you Grandma and love you always.
Audra and Sahara

August 24, 2012

sorry for your loss, love Pat Navarro