Susan Reeder Breuer

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March 19, 1929 – February 17, 2020

Detroit native Susan Reeder Breuer graduated from Birmingham High School, studied at Northwestern University, was married, raised three children, and earned her Ph.D. in psychology before divorcing in the late 1970s.  At her 40th high school reunion, Breuer became reacquainted Nancy Kasperzak and the two became life partners, settling In Benzie County.  Kasperzak survived her by four days.

Benzie County Record, March 18, 2020

Nancy Kasperzak

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October 3, 1928 – February 21, 2020

Benzonia resident and lifelong musician Nancy Pierce Kasperzak grew up in Metro Detroit and graduated from Birmingham High School.  After divorcing and with her children grown, Kasperzak joined her childhood classmate Susan Reeder Breuer to forge a life partnership.  They eventually settling on Crystal Lake in Benzie County and late, for a time had a horse farm.  Breuer preceded her in death by four days.

Benzie County Record, March 4, 2020