Teresa L. Slusser 62, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 11:45 A.M. Monday, April 11, 2022 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, Indiana.
She was born on December 6, 1959 in Rochester, Indiana the daughter of Donald Mark and Suzanne R. (Mitchell) Beattie. On November 8, 1980 she married Kevin Kennedy Sr. They later divorced. On July 22, 1994 in Rochester, Indiana, she married Dirk L. Slusser and he preceded her in death on October 17, 2003.
Teresa graduated from Rochester High School in 1978 and had attended Huntington University, Huntington, Indiana. She worked at Hardee’s Restaurant and retired from the Dollar General Store after fifteen years of service. She had attended the First Baptist Church and was an active member of the Antioch Baptist Church, where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher, helped with the Kid’s Club and with Awana. She had been a member of the Moose Lodge, Daughters’ of the American Revolution and enjoyed reading.
Survivors include her son, Kevin Kennedy Jr., Rochester, Indiana, mother, Suzanne Beattie, Rochester, Indiana, brother, Mark (Katrina) Beattie, Sherman, Illinois, sister, Cynthia Randall, Rochester, Indiana, step-son, Josh Slusser, Logansport, Indiana, nieces, Jacqueline (Randall) Jaberg, Bunker Hill, Indiana, Jessica (Randall) Underwood, Rochester, Indiana, Dr. Sarah Smith, Springfield, Illinois, nephew, Jason Smith, Springfield, Illinois, uncle, Dale (Norma) Becker, Rochester, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Mark Beattie in 1991 and step-son, Patrick Wayne Slusser in 2014.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 15, 2022, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Friends may visit from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to Antioch Baptist Church or First Baptist Church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com
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