Sue (Brown) Pater

Sue (Brown) Pater 64, lost her battle with cancer Oct. 5, 2019 while at home.

She was born Nov. 6, 1954, the daughter of Fred Brown and Bonnie (Ledbetter) Bellinger.

She married Darrell Pater Aug. 8, 1981. They just celebrated their 38th anniversary. He survives in the home. She is also survived by her father and her siblings, Carolyn (Larry) Anderson of Topeka, Don (Pam) Brown of Kansas City, KS, Janet Vickery of Murray, KY and Patty (Tom) Long of Hoyt, KS. She was preceded in death by her mother.

She graduated from Topeka High in 1973. She worked for American Bindery for 25 years before the company closed, then Pro Print for 7 years until they were sold. Sue began working as a cook at Jeff West High School in 2012 and stayed till she retired in 2019 because her cancer battle took too much of a toll.

She collected elephants and has them all around her house. She enjoyed her home and yard, as well as her cat Winston.

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  1. Darrell, My Heart is Breaking for you. Words cannot express how sorry i am for you and your family. Sue was such an awesome person. I just don,t understand why the good Lord always takes the Good Ones. I have all of you in My Prayers. Tamie

  2. To Darrell and the Brown family: I was so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. May your fond memories of her guide you through this difficult time. Please accept my sincere sympathy..

    Suzie Maryott Brown

  3. We would like to express our deepest sympathy in the loss of Sue. She was fun to visit with, and nice to all. She will be missed. Darrell, take care of yourself, please call if you need us. And to her sister Carolyn, please accept our deepest sympathy as well. Sincerely, Marty and Dude Bean

  4. I’m so sorry for your loss Darrell. I always enjoyed visiting with Sue. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Tom and I sending our deepest sympathy to everyone. Sue and her beautiful smile will truly be missed by us and anyone that knew our special gal. God bless you all as grieve your loss. Each of you will be in our thoughts and prayers,
    Love your cousins, Tom & Charlotte

  6. Darrell, I am so sorry about Sue’s passing. I hope the precious memories you two made together can ease your pain through this difficult time.


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