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Susan F. VanGeertruy, age 68

Susan F. VanGeertruy, 68, of Mt. Ida passed away on Sunday, March 1st, 2020.  She was born on July 27, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Henry Holmberg and Anna-Lisa (Carlson) Holmberg.

On January 7, 1972, she joined in marriage to Wiliiam (Bill) VanGeertruy.  They ejoyed 48 wonderful years together.  She loved to travel the United States and she vacationed out west, in Mexico, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands and elsewhere.  She was a very, very special lady and will be trulymissed by all who knew her.  She lived in Chicago, Denver, and 40 years in Cataract, Wisconsin, and finally she retired in Mt. Ida, Arkansas (thanks to a dart).

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, mother, father and older brother Eddy.

She is survived by her husband William (Bill); her three sons William J. VanGeertruy (Ashley), Brian VanGeertruy (finace Kathy) and Michael VanGeertruy (Alvera); daughter Dawn Lynn VanGeertruy; grandchildren Kayden, Jazzabell, Lala, Jackson, Michael, Julian, Laura, Samantha, Nicole, Shariel, Shatika, and Kenny.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas   501-982-3400


  • Cindy Isensee Posted March 12, 2020 5:31 PM

    I am very saddened to read that Sue has passed. She was one awesome woman and I know my life has been blessed due to my knowing Sue’s friendship. Sending my love and prayers to Bill and family.

  • Shawn Ealey McTaggart Posted March 14, 2020 10:37 AM

    So sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. She was part of a group of parents at the Cataract Elementary who worked on fundraising and I got to know her through that. Her laugh was contagious and she was so fun to be around. My deepest condolences to all of her loved ones.

  • Gary and Louise Wieman Posted March 14, 2020 1:24 PM

    So sorry to hear that Sue died. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by all that knew her. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family.

  • Karen L Joos Posted March 14, 2020 3:46 PM

    So saddened to hear of Sue’s passing. She brought great joy and laughter to many. I smile just thinking of my conversations with her. I’m sure she is entertaining everyone in heaven. My thoughts, prayers and hugs go out to Bill and family.

  • Susie Brownell Posted March 18, 2020 8:22 PM

    Sorry Bill for your loss Sue was a very special person and I enjoyed every moment working with her she always made me laugh.

  • Laurie Gardner Posted April 29, 2020 6:48 AM

    Bill, so sorry for your loss! Sue always made me laugh when she came into the store. I’ll miss our talks and her smiling face!

  • Michael Van Geertruy Posted March 1, 2021 6:25 PM

    Miss you mom, thank you for rescuing me and Brian from the orphanage.

    • Victoria Holmberg Posted October 24, 2021 2:08 PM

      I’m very sorry for your loss. Sue was my sister but I haven’t seen her in many years.
      My condolences to you…

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