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Emma Rosina (Sturzwage) Sutton

January 18, 1926 ~ February 23, 2018 (age 92)

Brazil, Indiana

Emma Rosina Sutton, 92, of Brazil, formerly of Ashboro, passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 at Cloverleaf Nursing Home in Knightsville, Indiana. 

Emmy was born January, 18, 1926 in Mannheim, Germany to Johannes Otto Max and Anna Elisa Katharina (Schmitt) Sturzwage. She met Leland Wayne Sutton while he was stationed in Germany and on July 11, 1945, they married. Until her boys were raised, Emmy was a homemaker. She later began work at Adamson's Dry Cleaning & Laundromat, retiring in the mid-1980's. Emmy enjoyed needle point, reading, and was a member of Ashboro United Methodist Church for many years. 

Emmy is preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a sister, Anna Elisa Drotschman. 

Survivors include two sons, Ralph Sutton and wife Linda, of Ashboro, and Leroy Sutton and wife, Evelyn, of Ashboro. Three grandchildren, Wayne Sutton of Terre Haute, Sherry Paddock and husband Grady, of Centerpoint, and Bryland Sutton and wife Kylee, of Indianapolis. Five great-grandchildren, Kenny Kauffman and wife Jenae, of Terre Haute, Zane and Aubrey Paddock, and Jasper and Eleanor Sutton. Two great- great grandchildren, Lauren and Emma Kauffman. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Pastor Bob Kumpf officiating and burial to follow at Ashboro Cemetery. The family will accept friends for visitation on Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clay County Humane Society.


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