Sue Ann Henderson, 78

Sue Ann Henderson, 78, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died 2:17 am, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, at her lake home in Claypool.  She was born on July 6, 1943, in Goshen, Indiana, to Byron G. and Mary E. (Snider) Schlemmer.

Sue was a 1961 graduate of Wabash High School, and received her bachelor and master degrees from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She married Stephen Henderson at the Rushville Presbyterian Church, in Rushville, Indiana on June 10, 1972. She was a special education teacher for the Wabash-Miami Area Program at Wabash City Schools.

Sue was a member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church and the Womens Clubhouse Association. She enjoyed quilting, and was a member of the Sew Pieceful Quilt Guild and the Quilts of Honor. She also enjoyed her dog Tilli.

She is survived by her husband, Stephen Henderson of Wabash; three children, Kent A. (Julie) Henderson of Wabash, Kelli S. (Elise Lindborg) Henderson of Seattle, Washington, and Kryston E. Henderson of Wabash;  five grandchildren, Carli Henderson and Cody Henderson, both of Wabash, Emily Eckelbarger of Brooklyn, N.Y., Eryn Eckelbarger and Evan Eckelbarger, both of Bloomington; sister, Sondra (Philip) Douglas of Palatine, Ill., and sister-in-law, Susie (Peter) Schlemmer Swanson of Cicero. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Jon Schlemmer.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at Wabash Presbyterian Church, 123 W. Hill Str., Wabash, with Pastor Laura Helm officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Presbyterian Church.

The memorial guest book for Sue may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Aug 11