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Theo M. “Sue” Fulton

Theo M. "Sue" Fulton

Theo Mae “Sue” Fulton passed away peacefully at her home in Marissa, IL on Friday September 10, 2021.

Theo was born in Marissa, IL on February 4, 1935 to Theodore and Katherine (Feurer) Laumbattus.  She married Leland Fulton of Tilden, IL on July 17, 1953.  She was a 1953 graduate of Marissa High School and a lifelong resident of Marissa. Theo was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, sewing and reading.  She loved visiting with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers – Ralph (Madeline) Laumbattus, Harley (Bernie) Laumbattus, Fred (Betty) Laumbattus, James Laumbattus and one sister – Minnie Ann “Sally” (Charles) Fitch.

Survivors include her husband – Leland Fulton of Marissa, IL, son – Roger (Debby) Fulton of Highland, IL, daughter – Lee Ann (John) Cheung of Aledo, TX, grandchildren – Ryan (Kim) Fulton, Drew (Kim) Fulton and Kelly Fulton of Highland, IL, Daniel Cheung of Eugene, OR and Caroline Cheung of Aledo, TX, great-grandchildren – Emmett, Nolan, Miles and Stella Fulton of Highland, IL.  She is also survived by her brother – Emmett (Winona “Billie”) Laumbattus of Marissa, IL, sister-in-law – Martha Laumbattus of New Athens, IL and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Marissa , IL or the Hill Prairie Cemetery Association.

No visitation times are scheduled.

Graveside servicew will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 15, 2021 at Hill Prairie Cemetery, Sparta, IL behind the World Shooting Complex with Pastor Cody Battefeld officiating.

Directions: From Rt. 4, take Co. Rd 18 towards The World Shooting Complex. Go 1/2 mile and turn LEFT into the Complex entrance gates onto Cardinal Rd. Go approximately 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto Hill Prairie Rd. just past this sign reading: “Banks 8-9 / Massasauga Campground A”.

From there go .3 miles to the cemetery on the left.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Dear Lee Ann and family, please accept our deepest condolences. We are so sad to hear about your loss. She will live on in your memories.

  2. Ali Gerlach says:

    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all.

  3. Carl Lee says:

    Sorry for your loss. Her mom & dad were my neighbors their whole live. They were great people.
    Carl Lee

  4. jim hogshead says:

    Sorry for your loss. God bless you all.

  5. Linda Dosztan says:

    Lee and family,
    So sorry for your loss.

    Linda Patton Dosztan

  6. patrick & carol campbell says:

    Lee, Roger and Lee Ann, sorry to hear of Theo’s passing. She was a nice lady.

  7. Bill and Jana Fett says:

    So sorry for your loss

    • Kim Sinn says:

      So very sorry for your loss. She was a great lady and I enjoyed having her for a client over the last many years. Sympathy to the entire family💕

  8. Dena Vasquez says:

    Lee Ann, Sorry for the loss of your Mother. Sending you my sincere sympathy! Dena Vasquez

  9. Valerie Fulton Metcalf says:

    Uncle Lee, Roger and Lee Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. I know she will be missed. I have always admired Aunt Sue, maybe it was cause I shared a name with her.

  10. Cathy Sinn Flowers says:

    Mr. Fulton, Roger, and Lee Ann,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. No matter how old we get, it is still so very hard losing a parent or a spouse. May God grant all of you the Peace that only He can give.

  11. Stan and Bev says:

    So sorry to hear this news. Thinking of you all. Prayers

  12. Pamela Sinn Hargan says:

    Lee Ann and the family, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Losing a Mom is extra difficult. Keep all those memories close to your heart. Thoughts are with you.

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