Ward Alan Suter, 83, Colfax, passed away, Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Mulberry Health and Retirement. He was born on March 12, 1939, in Colfax to Kenneth and Edith (Lawler) Suter. On October 19, 1963, her married Connie Bruning. She preceded him in death on February 2, 2008.
Ward was a 1958 graduate of Colfax High School. He worked for Colfax Water and Sewage for 18 years, and then owned the Colfax Grill for 17 years. He was a member of the Colfax United Methodist Church and served on the Colfax Volunteer Fire Department for 36 years, serving as chief for 34 of those years. Ward enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest.
Ward is survived by his children, Robert (Cindy) Suter and Roberta (Steve) Davis; sisters-in-law, Ronna (Bob) Moore and Ruth Suter; and four grandchildren, Amie (Kevin) Bump, Amanda (Rob) Spradlin, Amity (Tommy) Miller, Molly (John) Childers; and close niece and nephew, Rachel Moore and Jonathan (Marissa) Moore.
Along with his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lewellyn Knight two brothers, Faye and Duane; and a daughter-in-law, Carla Suter.
Visitation will be Friday, October 21, 2022, from 11am until the time of the service at 1pm at Genda Funeral Home ~ Mulberry Chapel. Pastor Jon Neal will officiate. Burial will follow at Plainview Cemetery in Colfax. Memorial contributions may be made in Ward’s honor to Clinton County Humane Society. Messages of condolence may be left at www.gendafuneralhome.com.