Susan “Susie” Richter, 77
Susan “Susie” Richter, of Wittenberg, died peacefully on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Rosemary Manor of Mattoon under the care of their wonderful staff. She was 77 years old. She was born on January 26, 1942, in Town of Franzen, a daughter of the late Daniel and Genevieve Garski. She married Richard Richter on November 10, 1962, in Rosholt. He preceded her in death on December 23, 2015.
Susan and her husband farmed for many years, she was also employed at Homme Home of Wittenberg as a dietician until her retirement.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galloway where she was a member of the Rosary Society, taught religious education and was the church custodian for many years.
She will be remembered for her chocolate chip cookies.
Survivors include a son, Ron (Chris) Richter of Wittenberg; two daughters, Louise (Dan) Zenko and Sandra Richter both of Arizona; three grandchildren, Vicky (Bryan) Pelky, Cody Richter and Steven (Lorna) Richter; and two great-grandchildren, Aalieah and Amiah Pelky; and a brother, Burton (Ruthie) Garski of Wisconsin Rapids.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galloway with Rev. Robert Streveler officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass.