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Obituary: Suzanne Jo Esquerra

Suzanne Jo Esquerra

Suzanne Jo Esquerra

Her family is grateful for every holiday, birthday and family event they were blessed with during her three-year struggle.

Suzanne was born in Wellington, Kan., March 30, 1945, to Peggy and Joseph Kirk. She moved to Kingman in 1962, where she met her husband, Roger Wm. Esquerra. They celebrated 50 years of marriage and raised their seven children in Kingman. For five years, she and her husband owned and operated Esquerra's Sleep Boutique. Suzanne loved dancing and listening to music. Her hobbies included playing pool, dressmaking and baking cakes for family and friends.

Suzanne is survived by her husband, Roger Wm. Esquerra; children, Cledia (Robert Jensen) Esquerra-Jensen, Tina (Timothy Gunn) Esquerra, Edward Esquerra, Teresa (Manuel Sauceda) Esquerra, Anita (William Zwiers) Esquerra-Zwiers, Anthony Esquerra and daughter-in-law Kathryn Esquerra; and a brother, Darrel Kirk. She was exceptionally proud of her 27 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Roger Wm. Esquerra II; parents, Peggy E. Brown and Joseph N. Kirk; and brothers, Joseph, Don and Steven Kirk.

Her memorial celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. July 26 at Desert Church of Christ, 2345 Gordon Drive, Kingman, AZ 86409.