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Suzanne Brean

Suzanne Brean
Suzanne Brean

Suzanne Brean
August 15, 1933 – December 02, 2023

Suzanne Dorothea Wells was born on August 15, 1933, in Waukegan, Illinois. She attended North School and graduated from Waukegan Township High School in 1951. Suzanne married John I Theabold and was widowed in 1963 with two daughters, Lou-Anne and Roseanne. Suzanne married Frederick Albert Brean in 1964, gaining a stepson, Patrick Kelly Brean and 4 years later the addition of another daughter, Roxanne.

Known to most as Suzie – she was always welcoming, gracious and kind, easily making friends around the world. She would be the first to send cards, letters or call just to say hi. Fred and Suzie owned and operated Brean’s Citgo Gas Station in Waukegan, Badger Egg Company and Ma & Pa’s Corner Store located at Yorkhouse and Greenbay Road in Waukegan, Illinois until 1983.

Fred and Suzie were married for 54 years until Fred passed 10/10/2018.

She had a smile that was undeniable and a love for people, especially her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and great grandmother. She demonstrated what the meaning of true friendship is and showed her family unconditional love. She loved to cook and entertain hosting parties and holidays. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, bowling and going to the gym.

Suzie was a dedicated Catholic, a member of Our Lady of Humility Church, St Patrick’s in Illinois and Blessed Trinity Church in Ocala, FL.

Suzanne is survived by her daughters, Lou-Anne (Phil) Wasson, Roxanne Lynn McCarron. Stepson Patrick Kelly Brean. Five loving grandchildren: Shawn Wasson, Kimo (Jolene) Arruda, Keone Arruda, Jamie (Joseph) Javier and Morgan Brean. Five great grandchildren: Kalena L Arruda, Kora D Arruda, Kaia L Arruda, Kai M Arruda and Madison R Javier. Sister In Laws: Kathy Brean and Mary Wells. Many, very special nieces and nephews, cousins, great nieces and nephews and countless dear close friends all around the world.

Suzie was preceded in death by her Husband John I Theabold, Husband Frederick A Brean. Daughter Roseanne M Brean. Grandson: Keaka K Arruda. Parents Roy and Almeda Wells (Weismantel), brothers: Roy Jr Wells, twin brothers Raymond and Robert Wells. Sister in laws: Elizabeth Wells, Lucille Holland, and Ann Wells. Brother-in-law: Richard Brean. Nephews: Gary and David Wells, Gregory Holland, Terrance Wells, and Christopher Wells.