The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

October 17, 2013

Susan D. Ollis

The Commercial-News

---- — Susan D. Ollis, 70, of Catlin, passed away at 1 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

She was born on May 16, 1943, in Danville, the daughter of James A. and Alta Laverne (Jones) Mendenhall. She married Grant W. Ollis Jr. on June 19, 1981, in Danville. He survives.

Surviving her are three daughters, Jolene (Allen) Myers of Danville, Mary Ellen Peters of Indianapolis and Melinda Roberts of Indianapolis; three sons, Todd (Cindi) Scott of Catlin, Michael (Connie) Ollis of Indianapolis and Monte (Gina) Ollis of Westville; one sister, Celine Wise of Oakwood; 10 grandchildren, Brandon Scott, Amber (Justin) Puzey, Nikki Parker, Jonathan Eckert, Brandi (Chris) Renollet, Brittany Roberts, Kaitlyn Roberts, Samantha Roberts, Jordan Ollis and Jacob Ollis; six great-grandchildren, Caiden Scott, Aiden and Maci Jo Garrison, Ryder Craft, Ty Puzey and Xander Renollet.

Susan was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, James H. Mendenhall.

She was a graduate of Danville High School Class of 1961. She worked at Chuckles, General Electric and Tee Pak. She was the president of Your Rite Cleaning Service Inc. Susan enjoyed playing cards, spending time with her grandkids, flea marketing and loved spending time on the computer. Susan and Grant also were members of Second Church of Christ in Danville.

A celebration of Susan’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home in Danville with Charlie Strange officiating. A visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Oakhill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Susan’s name to the American Lung Cancer Association or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Please join Susan’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories of her through her Tribute Wall at

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