Sue Potter, 87

Sue W. Potter, 87, of Wabash, died at 9:03 a.m., Friday, April 27, 2018, at Parkview Health Randallia in Fort Wayne. 

She was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Huntington, to Lindsay "Bill" Thomas Wake and Leonore (Redding) Wake.

Sue was a 1948 graduate of Wabash High School and attended Purdue University in West Lafayette.  She was the coordinator of Friends In Service Here (F.I.S.H.)  for over 21 years. Sue was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, the Women's Clubhouse Association, and the Daughters of the American Revolution.  She enjoyed gardening, antiques, traveling, volunteering, and she was very spiritual. 

She is survived by her two sons, David (Barb) Potter of Batavia, Ill., and Daniel (Susan) Potter of Ashburn, Va.; six grandchildren, Benjamin (Kelli) Potter of South Elgin, Ill., Hannah Potter of Chicago, Ill., Scott (Kim) Potter of Eastampton, N.J., Michael (Therese) Potter of Ashburn, John "J" (Dianne) Dvorak of Fowlerville, Mich., and Robert (Erin) Dvorak of Delta Junction, Alaska; 11 great-grandchildren, and her son-in-law Steven Schultz of Las Vegas, Nev. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Laurie Ann Schultz, and her sister, Marcia Harner.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Chris Tiedeman officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 9:30 -11:00 am Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are Wabash County Cancer Society or F.I.S.H.

The memorial guest book for Sue may be signed at


Posted on 2018 May 01