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Susan Lake

Oct 13th, 1954 - Jul 13th, 2020

Graveside Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Dillman Cemetery


   Susan A. Lake, age 65, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Monday afternoon, July 13, 2020, at Clay County Hospital.

   She was born October 13, 1954, in Flora, Illinois, the daughter of O. Neal Hilderbrand and Carole Marie (Shroyer) Rinehart.

   Susan enjoyed playing cards, sewing, cooking, and loved a good cup of coffee.  She will be remembered by all who knew her as a sweet and selfless woman.  Susan was a best friend to her daughters and was very proud of them and her grandkids.  

   She is survived by 2 daughters: Carole-Ann Lake-Embrey of Indiana and Sarah Elizabeth Lake (Michael Mannion) of Flora; 3 grandsons: Justin O. Embrey, Tyler M. Embrey, and Samuel W. Lake; mother and stepfather: Carole Marie and Carroll Rinehart of Mt. Pleasant, MI; siblings: Carla Fitzgerald of Flora, Pamela (Gary) Bible of Flora, Leonard (Tina) Hilderbrand, Tony (Trish) Hilderbrand, Donna (Mark) Griffin, Debbie (Roger) Simmer, and Tess (Kurt) Hartshorn all of Mt. Pleasant, MI; and many nieces and nephews also survive.

   She was preceded in death by her father and a brother: Neal Hilderbrand.

   A graveside memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Dillman Cemetery.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora assisted the family with arrangements.  To share a memory or condolence visit:


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Lisa Haycock

July 16th

Susan was a wonderful lady, she was one of my customers...always enjoyed visiting with her when she came sorry for your loss, continued prayers for your family...God gained a special angel for sure

Ricci and Nancy Rinehart

July 16th

Prayers 🙏 to The Family ❣️👩‍❤️‍💋‍👨

Donna (Rushing Hickman) & Kent Hickman

July 16th

Sue was a joy to be around and we enjoyed our visits together. The visits will be remembered fondly. We knew there would be lots of laughter and wonderful coffee. Sue will be missed. You're in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love to all of the family. Donna Marie

Rick Weishaupt

July 18th

Our prayers go out to your families during these sorrowful times!



V Guerrettaz
Brenda Rinehart
Judy Murphy
JR and Darla Simmons
Mona Foreman Tokos
Rita Weidner
Carla Hildebrand Colclasure
Connie Sedell and Dan Davis
Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Corey Hilderbrand
Rita Lake
Leonard and Tina
Cindy Hilderbrand
Jim Hildebrand
Mary Rinehart Lovellette
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Mike & Sharon Rinehart
Ricci and Nancy,Family
Justin and Carolyn Lake
The O'Dell Family
Nancy Flower Thompson
Calvin and Anita Lake
Becky (Pierson) Williams
Peggy Shroyer Leigh
Lin. Cook
All 70's Reunion


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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

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