Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

8800 North Alpine Road, Machesney Park, IL


Suzanne Jean Strang

Passed away on September 7, 2019

Suzanne J. "Sue" Strang, 78, of Machesney Park, IL, passed away after a long illness, on Saturday, September 7, 2019. She was born August 15, 1941 in Rockford, IL, to Mortimer and Doris (Divan) Wilson. She worked at Barber Coleman until her retirement. She loved playing bingo, bowling and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Fred Strang; daughter, Doris (Lew) Haven; son, Fred (Diane) Strang, Jr.; son-in-law, Jeremy Try; granddaughter Ashley and grandson, Jessie Try; brother, Jasper (Nancy) Wilson; sisters, Mary (Dennis) Neste, Dawn (Brian) Bouma, and Denise (Tom) Beyer; several nieces and nephews, as well as several sister and brother-in-laws.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Venus (Strang) Try, her parents, and two brothers, Steve and Stanley Wilson, her nephew, Mortimer A. Wilson, and mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Strang.

A visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Friday, September 13 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115 with a memorial service to begin at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the family.


  • Visitation Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Memorial Service Friday, September 13, 2019


Suzanne Jean Strang

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Lori Streeter

September 12, 2019

Sending prayers to all of the family

Craig Divan

September 11, 2019

I remember hanging out together back in Rockford when I was 21 or 22 along with aunt Sissy. Also seeing each other at the bingo games. Of course I left Rockford when I was 27 so that's 1977. Will miss her and even though I can't make it back I will be with you in spirit.