Susan M. Sabourin

Susan M. Sabourin, 55, of West Bend died on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at The Kathy Hospice. She was born on Nov. 23, 1956, in Milwaukee to the late Arnold and Mary (nee Kohn) Wendt.

The family lived in Racine, where she attended local schools, graduating from Case High School with the class of 1974. As a young adult, Sue moved to West Bend. On Dec. 30, 1981, she was united in marriage to Richard A. Sabourin.

Sue worked at Weiland’s Recreation as a bartender. She later worked at Serigraph Inc. as a point person, retiring in January 2012 to spend more time with her family. She enjoyed watching Green Bay Packer games with family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Richard; two children, Derek of West Bend and Marni (Andy) Seiser of Oshkosh; her cherished grandson, Benjamin Seiser; three brothers, Tom (Fran) Wendt of Racine, Richard Wendt of Franklin, Tenn., Daniel (Elizabeth) Wendt of Racine; one brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Julie, (Tom) Krenn of West Bend, Michele Sabourin and John Sabourin in Dayton, Ohio; and other relatives and friends.

A memorial mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church with private burial following.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Lawrence Gill and his staff, Dr. Colin Mooney, the staff at the Kramer Cancer Center, and the staff at The Kathy Hospice for their caring and support.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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