Susan Lee Baun, 71
Nov. 29, 1943 — Oct. 20, 2015

Susan Lee Baun, 71, of West Bend, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.

Suzzi was born Nov. 29, 1943, to the late John and Dorothy (nee Deschner) Gallagher in Chicago. She was raised in Delavan. After high school, she attended college in Madison to become a certified beautician.

Suzzi was united in marriage to the late Frederick Baun on Oct. 29, 1966, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Delavan. They resided in Delavan until moving to West Bend in 1977. They raised two children, daughter Genell Baun and son Stephen Baun. Besides working as a beautician, she also worked with the West Bend School District school lunch program for many years.

Suzzi enjoyed collecting antiques and visiting with friends. Suzzi will be remembered for her unique handwriting on her goodwill wishes she sent out to her many friends and family. Her kind heart will be missed by all.

Suzzi is survived by her two children, Genell Baun of Brown Deer and Stephen (Dawn Geidel-Baun) Baun of West Bend; eight grandchildren, Nicholas Johnson, Brittany, Zachary, Savannah, Camden, J.J., Devin and Alyssa Baun; a sister, Carol (Ron) Willing of Milton; and special nieces, Wendy and Deanna.

A funeral service in remembrance of Suzzi will be held Monday, Oct. 26, at St. John’s Lutheran Church (809 S. Sixth Ave., West Bend). Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. with a service following at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. David Kellerman will officiate, and burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at