Susan Louise Smethurst, age 73, loving wife, mother, sister, “Nana”, and friend, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, from acute myeloid leukemia.

She was born Nov. 9, 1947, in Trenton, Michigan to Harvey “Bill” and Marge Morrison.

Susan was raised and attended school in Hillman, Michigan.

On Sept. 1, 1968, she married David Robert Smethurst. They raised two children, Brooke and Ross. Susan dedicated her life to her family and the communities of Hillman and Gaylord, Michigan.

She had a passion for sea glass, rock hunting, quilting, bird watching, loose leaf tea, Jamaican Me Crazy wine coolers, gardening, reading, traveling, and researching her family ancestry.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, David Smethurst, her daughter, Brooke (John) Stahle, her son, Ross Smethurst, grandchildren, Andrew and Austin Stahle, and siblings, Dave Morrison, Rhonda (Jim) Brown, Doug Morrison, and Beth Morrison (Charles Gutierrez), and several nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.