Sue Kantauskas, 79

Susan J. Kantauskas, agde 79, of White Pigeon, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Ascension Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo.  She was born in Elkhart on January 13, 1940, a daughter of George and Ruth (Williams) Bale.  She graduated from Elkhart Schools. Sue previously worked in sales at Coachman Industries of Middlebury, Guardian Components of Middlebury, Bob Sampers Windows, and Westover Windows.  In June of 1980, she married Matthew Kantauskas in Elkhart.  She was a member of Constantine Messiah Lutheran Church.

Sue enjoyed restoring cars with Matthew, and were members of the Chicagoland, Indiana, and Michigan Thunderbird Car Clubs.

Surviving Sue are her husband Matthew Kantauskas of White Pigeon, step children Linda (Dale) Feece of Middlebury and Greg (Denise) Kantauskas of Stevensville; grandchildren Christopher (Danielle) Ellis, Johanna (Mike) Broberg, Fred (Andrea) Barkley, Daniel Feece, and Zachary Feece; and several great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughters Christa Nolan Kiel and Darcy Nolan, and brother Rodney Bale, Sr.

Relatives and friends will be received on Friday, April 19 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm at Eley Funeral Home, Constantine.  Religious services will be held on Saturday at 10am at Constantine Messiah Lutheran Church.  Interment will take place in Mottville Cemetery at 12:30.

Memorial contributions can be given in Sue’s honor to Leader Dogs for the Blind, Rochester Hills, MI.  Online messages may be left for the family at

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