Susan ‘Sue’ Elizabeth Chounard

March 25, 1950 - March 20, 2009

Susan “Sue” Elizabeth Chounard, 58, wife of Ernie Chounard, died March 20, 2009, at her residence. Sue was born March 25, 1950, in Milwaukee, a daughter of the late William Wagner and Audrey Moessner Wagner.

She had resided in Beaufort in the early 1970s, moved to Milwaukee, then returned to Beaufort in 2001. She retired from her career as an economic support specialist for Waukesha County. She was a licensed real estate agent, crafted greeting cards and jewelry, was a lover of all animals and thoroughly enjoyed taking cruises.

She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years of Beaufort. She was a wonderful mother to her son, Jeremy Chounard of Milwaukee, and daughter, Nicole Santiago of Beaufort. She is also survived by her son-in-law, Defraim Santiago of Beaufort, and her Wisconsin family, including her mother-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Her family sincerely appreciates the love, care and concern given to Sue by her Lowcountry Medical Group family and the doctors and technicians at Keyserling Cancer Center.

A celebration of life service will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 in the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to: Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation, Keyserling Cancer Center, P.O. Box 2233, Beaufort, SC 29901; the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6113, Hilton Head, SC 29938; or Beaufort County Animal Shelter, P.O. Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901.