The Edmond Sun


March 4, 2013

Ida “Sue’ Neidhart

EDMOND —     Ida “Sue” Neidhart, 96, of Norman, Okla., was born February 24, 1917 in Ohio and passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

    Sue attended public schools in Ohio. She was united in marriage to Wes Neidhart on July 24, 1938 in Greenup, Ky., and they were blessed with two children. Sue and Wes moved to Norman in 1968, where Sue was a homemaker. Sue and Wes traveled extensively in their motor home where she enjoyed sitting around the campfire. The two of them served as National Parks Hosts for 28 years, planning and hosting friends from around the United States. In her younger years she enjoyed riding motorcycles with Wes especially the Indian and Harley. Sue loved crocheting, knitting, and reading a good book. She enjoyed playing board and table games, especially Mexican train dominos with her family and friends while eating popcorn and sipping Colorado Kool Aide. She loved her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, laughing and joking with them, making unforgettable memories.

    Sue is survived by one son, Bob Neidhart and his wife, Sherry of Norman; daughter Joyce Stone and her husband, Richard of Jones, Okla., foster daughter Joyce Bowen and her husband, Gordon of Kendallville, Ind., eight grandchildren, Terry Green and his wife, Karen; Amy K. Roberts and her husband, Bob; Rodney Green and his wife, Kathy; John Stewart and his wife, Michelle; Melissa Murfitt and her husband, Michael; Michael Green and his wife, Ramona; Dianna Jackson and her husband, Ken; and Jason Stewart; 17 great-grandchildren, Amber Cummings, Garrett Green, Keith Green, Jessica Green, Kevin Green, Emily Jackson, Krystal Jackson, Danisha Koone, Derick Koone, Princess Neidhart, Angel Salyer, Brieana Reich, Chelsee Stewart, Whitney Stewart, Gracie Stewart, Miles Murfitt, Maisie Murfitt; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of nearly 73 years, Wes; grandson Troy Neidhart, foster son Paul Rice; and three brothers.

    Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Edmond, 1300 SE 33rd, Edmond, Okla., with interment following at Sunset Memorial Park, Norman.

    Arrangements for Sue and her family were placed in the care of the Vice Family at Havenbrook Funeral Home.

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