Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Suzanne Joy Rice?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Suzanne's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Suzanne Joy Rice
February 15, 1935 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
4 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of Suzanne's family - View on Tribute Wall
Of Spring Arbor, MI went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at the age of 88. She was the daughter of Dr. Kenneth and Dorothy Dye, born February 15, 1935 in Napoleon, Ohio. Sue is survived by her husband of 65 years, Melvin Rice; God Daughters; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Dr. Kenneth E. “Pete” Dye. Sue graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She taught 3rd grade in the Western School District for many years. Upon retirement she enjoyed gardening, traveling and vacationing in a time share condo in Grand Cayman. Sue will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A celebration of her life will be held Monday, January 29, 2024 at 2:00pm in the chapel at the Arbor Church, 120 E. Main St., Spring Arbor, MI with Pastors Chuck Campbell, Darold Hill, and Dottie Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Arbor Cemetery. Memorial contributions, may be made to the Spring Arbor Fire Department that served Sue very well over the years.
The family will receive friends from 1:00pm until the time of service at 2:00pm.