Susan Lee Gallup, 66, Merrill, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill. She was born February 19, 1944 in Merrill to the late Harold & Minnie (Mittelsteadt) Zimmerman.
Sue attended Trinity Lutheran Grade School in Merrill and was a 1962 graduate of Merrill Senior High School. She co-owned Champs Restaurant in Merrill for 4 years, working as a waitress there for 21 years. Sue then worked at Dave's County Market in Merrill until retiring in October of 2009. She attended Highland Community Church in Wausau. Sue enjoyed collecting snowmen and was an avid pet lover, especially cats. She was a loyal packer fan and truly loved being around people.
Survivors include her husband; Gregory Gallup, Merrill; step-son: Todd (Jolene) Gallup, Iron River, MI; brother: Patrick (Kathy) Zimmerman, Merrill; nephews: Tim (Brenda) Zimmerman and Rod (Michelle) Zimmerman, all of Rothschild, WI; and niece: Chris (Matt) Eder, Rothschild, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents and step-daughter, Kristi Gallup.
Services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Waid Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Rod Zimmerman will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 – 1 PM also at the funeral home. The family requests memorials be given to the Lincoln County Humane Society. Waid Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.