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Sue Ann Touchett

September 1st, 1935 – August 24th, 2021

Sue Ann Touchett (nee: Milleson) born September 1,1935 in West Bend, WI to Walter and Opal (nee: Baumgartner) Milleson of Fond-du-lac, WI, died peacefully on August 24, 2021, at the age of 85 at The Landing of Long Cove in Mason, OH. Sue was an elementary school teacher most of her adult life. A calling she considered a privilege rather than a job.

Sue married Gerald “Jerry” Eugene Touchett on August 27, 1955, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fond-du-lac, WI. They lived in their hometown of Fond-du-lac off and on while both attended college at Miami University in Oxford, OH.

Sue and Jerry celebrated forty-four years of marriage before Jerry’s death in 1999. They had four children, Rebecca Touchett (Barry Kane) of Santa Fe, NM, Thomas Touchett (deceased), Melissa Amburgy (Ted) of Milford, OH and Laura Smith (Ron) of Venice, FL, ten grandchildren, Josh Amburgy, Rachael Reif, Jesse Slusher (Eric), Jake Amburgy (Jessica), Ian Kane (Kristen), Jordan Porto (Izzy), Ben Jackson (Samantha), Emily Kane (Trey Dohring), Nolan Jackson (Jayna Brunetti-Jackson) and Austen Smith (Susan), as well as twelve great grandchildren. Landen, Lucy, Charlotte, Estelle, Jordan, Remington, Savannah, Hadley, Knox, Luna, Gavin, and Letty.

Sue taught forty years as a special education teacher, retiring in 2005. Twenty-six of those years at Lebanon City Schools. She is preceded in death by her husband Jerry and their son Tom. She is survived by her sister Barbara Roll of Nampa, ID.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Astoria, IL. Pastor Gary Sheets will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association.


September 14th, 2021

My condolences to the Touchett members of our family. As a fellow educator I enjoyed talking with Sue when she visited Emily and Bob on the farm. Her Daughter Becky I enjoyed meeting and spending some time with and her parents were a joy too when I visited
great grandfather Hart Baumgartner during my summer vacations.
You all remain in my prayers.
Bruce Baumgartner