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Nancy L. (Cler) Suiter

January 4, 1940 — October 31, 2023


Nancy Suiter, 83, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2023 at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 4, 1940 in Tuscola, IL to Roman and Francis (Kleiss) Cler. Nancy married Martin Suiter on February 1, 1958 in Crawfordsville and they spent 58 loving years together until his passing in 2016.

She graduated from Crawfordsville High School, where she met her lifelong friends, Dodie Walden and Connie Weir. Nancy was a house manager for Durham Home for many years. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Nancy could often be found sipping on a cup coffee, watching Gunsmoke. She enjoyed family trips to Brown County, where she met their favorite motel owner and longtime friend, Kevin Ault.

Nancy is survived by 4 daughters, Susan (Andrew) Brassel, Lori (Randy) Radcliff, Karin Becker, and Andrea (Mike) Davis; 14 grandchildren, Aryn (Alista) Domeika, Jonathan (Mindy) Turner, Samuel (Amber) Overfelt, Amanda (Kenneth) Carson, Jeffrey Radcliff, Rebekah (Stephen) Hutchens, Kaitlin (Emmanuel) Roman, Lucy (Dylan Garing) Becker, Owen Becker, Lucas (Kenzie Swank) Becker, Tori Davis, Taylor (Seth Peebles) Davis, Matthew (Faith) Hamilton, and Michael Hamilton; 10 great grandchildren, Scarlet Overfelt, Hayden Overfelt, Kendell Carson, Kearston Hutchens, Jocelyn Radcliff, Lincoln Radcliff, Leo Roman, Marisol Roman, Hallie Hamilton, and Eliza Hamilton; and 2 siblings, Norma Glazik and Don Cler; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Martin; son, Jeffrey Suiter; siblings, Margret Winn, Irene Bohn, Glenn Cler, Marjorie Early, Walter Cler, and Joseph Cler; Marshal Dillon; and her beloved wiener dogs, Sophia Isabella, Abbie, and Norman Melvin.

Cremation was chosen with Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington Street in Crawfordsville from 12 noon until the time of the service at 2 pm. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery Cremation Gardens. Share memories and condolences at

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