Surrounded by her loving family, Susan Ann Scheel, age 59, passed away from cancer on Friday, November 22, 2013, at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. Sue was born in Racine, February 22, 1954, daughter of the late Frederick and Patricia (Nee: Nelson) Knop and was a lifelong Racine resident.
Survivors include her loving husband of forty years, Gary Scheel; her daughter, Tanya Eastman of Racine; her son, Richard Scheel (fiancée, Kara Kozlik); her three grandchildren, Mia, Miranda and Mason Eastman; sister, Cheri (Chuck) Petersen; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, JoAnne (Jerry) Cummings, Nancy Scheel, Kathy Arentz, Billy Scheel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Dickie Scheel.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Christ Church United Methodist, 5109 Washington Ave., with Rev. George J. Kafer officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials to the family have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888