Memorials Are Suggested: Susan Strayer, age 65 (1948-2014)

Susan Strayer, 65, formerly of Gothenburg, Nebraska and Central City, Nebraska, died January 2nd, 2014, in Central City.

She was born February 21st, 1948, in Lincoln, Nebraska, daughter of Gayle and Eileen Strayer.

Susan grew up in Gothenburg and graduated from Gothenburg High School.

She was an English Professor in Lincoln. She was member of the Nebraska Poets and several poetry clubs.

She enjoyed teaching, writing poetry, music, playing guitar and painting.

Surviving are two sisters: Kayleen (Ron) Ostergard of Gothenburg and Viki (Jerry) Schnacker of Gothenburg.

Susan was preceded in death by father, Gayle David Strayer, mother, Eileen Strayer.

Inurnment services will be held at Gothenburg Cemetery, Thursday, January 9th, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Mark Borchardt officiating.

Memorials may be given to the St. Jude's or the Gothenburg Senior Center.

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