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Brett J. Suter

December 10, 2001 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 20)


Brett J. Suter, “#SuTrain” 20, a lifelong resident of Oswego, IL passed away on January 13, 2022. He was born in Naperville, IL on December 10, 2001 the son of Brian and Tracie (Kennedy) Suter. Growing up, Brett attended Oswego schools and was a 2020 graduate of Oswego High School. From the young age of 6, Brett played football through OYTF, his passion for football would carry him through to high school and eventually on to North Park University. The brotherhood and the bond that he experienced while playing high school football was like no other. He attributed much of his love for the sport to the outstanding coaches that he had. His coaches taught him lessons that would shape him to the man he became. He was proud, dependable, motivated, supportive, committed and competitive. These characteristics, matched with his loving, caring and compassionate spirit were what made Brett so special. He was someone you could count on for anything (except the dishes), a friend to all, a shoulder to lean on and simply put, a “gentle giant.” Aside from football he played Rugby with the Chiefs Rugby Club and was able to fulfill a dream of traveling to England during that time. Brett was a wonderful son and an adored brother who was looked up to by his siblings. His infectious personality, his terrible dance moves, and his kindred spirit will forever be remembered and deeply missed.

He is survived by his beloved parents; Tracie (Eric Samp) Suter, and Brian Suter; siblings, Chloe and Brice Suter, maternal grandparents, Kathy Tierney and Dan (Carol) Kennedy, Aunts Michelle (Russ) Paluch, Amy (Jace) Johnson Christy (Paul) Zielske, Katie (Daniel) Pasholk, and Melissa (Randy) Fetting; uncles, Greg Suter and Aj (Babs) Suter; cousins Benjamin and Margo Paluch, Jhet and Atley Johnson, Amanda and Ryan Zielske, Peter and Kendra Pasholk, Brenna Fetting and Krystina and Kyle Suter. He is also survived by countless friends and his beloved dog Moxie.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James and Patricia Suter, maternal step-grandfather, James “Papa Jim” Tierney, uncle, James “Jimmy” Suter and Aunt, Marybeth Suter.

Family will be receiving guests on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway Ave. Montgomery, IL 60538. Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Anne Catholic Church 551 Boulder Hill Pass, Oswego, IL 60543. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in his name to the Brett Suter Memorial Scholarship Fund C/O Tracie Suter. Donations can be made payable to Old Second Bank, 1200 Douglas Rd. Oswego, IL 60543. 


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January 19, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dieterle Memorial Home
1120 South Broadway
Montgomery, IL 60538
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Funeral Mass
January 20, 2022

10:00 AM
St Anne's Catholic Church
551 Boulder Hill Pass
Oswego , IL 60543
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