Suzanne “Suzy” Hubbard, age 50, passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2010 surrounded by her loving family at Borgess Medical Center, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 19, 1959 in Passaic, New Jersey, the daughter of John T. and Muriel M. (Briody) Nykun.
Suzy has been a long time resident of Three Rivers. She was employed as Director of Human Resources for the Michigan Gas Company and Armstrong Machine Works before her illness. Suzy’s first love were her family, especially her three boys and husband, Kim, whom she married on Aug. 13, 1983 in Three Rivers. She also loved family vacations, sunbathing at the beach, bowling, and working in her yard.
She was preceded in death by her father, John Theodore Nykun, her father-in-law, Auburn Walter Hubbard, and one aunt, Olga Herenchak.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, her husband, Kim Auburn Hubbard, three sons, Jonathan Auburn, Jared Kim, and Joseph Donald Hubbard; her mother, Muriel Mason Nykun; four sisters, Pamela Ann (Phillip) Hoffine, Elise “Bunny” Marie Lindberg, Lorraine Cecile Nykun, and Carla Jean (Randall) Payne; mother-in-law, Gloria Mae Hubbard; nieces and nephews, Nicole Lindberg, and her daughter, Kyla Diffendal, Erik Lindberg, Rachael, Erika, and Andrew Payne, and Michael (Lisa) Ehrenberg, and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at the Hohner Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at the Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Booko of the Riverside Church officiating.
Interment will be held in Peek Cemetery.
Memorials may be donated to the American Cancer Society or the Three Rivers Foundation c/o the John T. Nykun Scholarship.