Sue Bohnet-Anders, age 66, of Argusville, ND, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012, at home under the care of her family and guided by Hospice.

Susan Gonser was born on September 4, 1945, in Devils Lake, ND to Kermit and Norma Gonser, where she lived until the age of 10, when the family moved to Fargo, ND. She graduated from Shanley High School in 1963. After high school, she worked for an electric company and the Internal Revenue Service until she married Tom Bohnet on February 6, 1965. They had two daughters, Heather and Tania, and they resided in Fargo. Tom passed away in March of 1990. She met Merle Anders in April of 1992, they married and have been together ever since.

Sue will be remembered for many things, especially her deep faith and love for her family and close friends. She enjoyed fishing, knitting, drives in the country looking for wildlife, cooking and baking for her family, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and Bison football and basketball games. She had a special affection for teddy bears. She will also be fondly remembered for her quick wit and sense of humor.

Sue is survived by her husband, Merle of Argusville, ND; daughters Heather (Lyndon) Worden of West Fargo, ND, and Tania (John) Leevers, of Parker, CO; grandchildren: Candi Worden, Taylor, Kayla, Marin, and Jack Leevers; brothers Storm, Kim, Steve, and Kit Gonser; and sisters Ginger Smerker, Michele Doty, Cheri Auringer, and Lani Bartlett.

Sue was preceded in death by her husband Tom, her parents, and sister Kandi.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Chimbote, Father Jack’s Mission; Hospice of the Red River Valley; and Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

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  1. Susan,

    You brought the best humor, wit, and faith every time you came to see us! I will miss you walking through the door and asking if you could have anything new to eat this week! 🙂 I am greatly blessed to have known you!

    ~Tonya Mulvaney~

  2. Fargo ND
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please know that your family is in my prayers. Stacy

  3. Parker CoMay you rest in a better and calmer world. You will be missed by your sweet family. I’m sorry I was never able to meet you. Prayers to you!

  4. Parker CODear Tania and all of Sue’s family: I am so sorry for your great loss. We are thinking of all of you and you have our prayers as well. Tania, please lean on me as needed, I will be here with a soft shoulder, a listening ear and a caring heart. You all have my deepest sympathy.

    Lori Schuster

  5. Fargo North Dakota
    Sue’s family
    I wanted to send our thoughts and prayers to all of you. We grew up across the alley from the Gonsers on 10th street north and share many warm childhood memories.
    Wishing you fond memories of Sue.
    God Bless you
    Dan Mickelson

  6. Minneapolis, MN
    Heather, Tania, Merle & family–I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Heather, I remember how gracious your mother was. She had an artistic sense about her. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Plymouth Mn.Dear Sue’s Family, Sue was one of my best friends as a classmate at both Holy Spirit and Shanley. She brought joy into all of our lives and will be missed by all of us. Our thoughts and prayers are with Sue and her family.
    Sincerely, Leo Collins and Family

  8. I knew Sue from our Vanda Counselor meetings. What a fun loving – full of life and wit person. My sympathies to all the family members. She was so full of love for life.

  9. Pflugerville TexasUncle Merle, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and Sue’s family.

    Bob, Michelle, Nathan & Shane Anders

  10. Parker COMerle, Tania, Heather and family~

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    May you find peace and comfort as you share memories of Sue and celebrate her life.
    We wish we could be there with you, but please know that you are in our hearts.

    Love,
    Lisa & Michael

  11. tem,ple city caWith deepest sympathy and fond remembrance of backyard bbq’s and making me feel part of the family.

    Sincerely,
    Chuck Fisher
    Zhaoping Fisher

  12. Plymouth MN
    Tania, Heather, Merle & family, sending you love & sympathy during this difficult time. Tania, I remember the summer we were at the lakes all the time way back and your Mom never knew if we were coming or going. She was always so nice to me & I am so glad I knew her. Sending love & prayers.

  13. Osprey FLLani, Cheri, Kit, Kim, Steve, Storm, Ginger and Shelley…gosh I hope I didnt forget anyone….also Tania and Heather.(and the rest of the extended Gonser family) … I send my love and my strength to you all. I know what it is like to lose both a sibling and a mother. You ALL are in my prayers! She is with mom and dad in PEACE! Love, Anne Marie

  14. LISBON NORTH DAKOTAGONSER FAMILY – SO SORRY TO HEAR OF SUE PASSING. KNEW KERMIT AND NORMA AND MET MOST OF YOU. WILL REMEMBER YOU IN PRAYER. LOVE TO ALL.
    LAUREL AND DONNA GAMACHE

  15. Minneapolis MN
    With love and sympathy to my cousins Heather and Tania, and their families at their loss… You are all in my prayers.

  16. West Fargo ND
    Maman, thank you for everything you have done for me. You are one of the best friends I ever had and you are the reason I am the woman I am today.

    Thank you for the wonderful gifts you have blessed me with and for the love you shared. I will miss you terribly and words cannot express how much you meant to me. Love you forever.

  17. Fargo ND
    My deepest sympathies to cousins Heather and Tania, and their families. Prayers to all for Peace.

  18. Fargo ND
    Heather & Family
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I know that words cannot express what you are feeling, but know that we are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.

  19. Fargo ND
    Uncle Merle, Dona and I offer our deepest sympathy to you and yours. We are out of town this week and heard the news last night. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Dana

  20. Aunt wingzy – she had greatest laugh – you couldn’t help but laugh when she did 🙂
    I will miss her terribly- she was a wonderful and caring woman

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