Karolyn “Sue” Rice of Saint Peters, MO, passed away at the age of 78 on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John R. Rice; and her parents, Charles A. Smith and Eva Smith.
Sue is survived by her sister, Margaret Kasper; her nephews and nieces, Bud (Peggy) Kasper, Cheryl (Dave) Dietrich, Steve (Merlina) Fletcher, Deidra (John) Jacobs, Craig (Tracy) Rice, Dawne Soderholm, and Darren Rice; her great-niece-and-nephews, Ryan (Stephanie) Kasper, Brad (Sara) Kasper, Matt (Currie) Kasper, Jack Kasper, and Katie Kasper; her great-great-nieces-and-nephews, Reese, Riston, Sofia, and Helen; her granddaughter, Ashley (Nathan) Kawalec.
Sue and John were able to travel the world and lived many places during John’s military career. Nascar was a favorite pastime of both. Sue loved cheering on #20, Tony Stewart, whether on television or live at the track. Sue was a member of the Sigma Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi women's business sorority. While living in Wichita Falls, Texas she established many lifelong friendships, worked at the KNIN radio station and at the Reagan Urology Clinic. After John’s retirement from the Airforce Sue and John moved to Saint Peters. Sue went on to work at St. Charles Orthopedic and made many great friends and memories. Sue will be dearly missed by her friends and family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sue’s memory can be made to Mid Rivers Christian Church.