Quiet leader passes on

Area businesses already were contributing items for the silent auction for the Sundet family last week. Pictured, the Popham family is donating house décor; Prairie Fabrics, Halloween quilt; Anna Lee’s, garden chair; GLAM Prom Store (Cedar Falls), coin purses and necklace and earrings; and Mulder Construction Shell Rock, sweatshirt. (Pat Racette Photo)

Just as quietly as Beverly Sundet walked through life, she left it Saturday before Easter.

John Sundet had to say goodbye to his best friend and beloved wife, as did the Sundet children – Sarah, Rachel, Hannah and Aaron – to their mom.

“The minute you lose someone important to you, like a grandparent or parent, you realize how fragile and important life is,” said John, the longtime Clarksville band director. “And sometimes you realize you’ve taken them for granted too late, but not in this case.”

Read full story in the April 24 Clarksville Star and Tribune-Journal.