– Susan, 70, went home to be with the Lord on August 1st in
Salem. She was born in Moline, IL and adopted as an infant by
Ken and Kathryn VanSchoick who raised her in Seattle and on
Whidbey Island. Susan
moved to Oregon from Alaska in 1978 living in Lebanon, Salem,
Gates and Sublimity. She worked as a Phlebotomist for many
enjoyed camping and sewing and beach combing for agates. She
always had a hug and a smile for everyone.
She was a member of Cascade View Free Methodist Church
in Sublimity, being very strong in her faith and enjoying
bible studies with her church family.
is survived by her children: Alan (Tricia) Klaus of Silverton,
OR, Kathryn Schaffner of Elgin, OR, Nancy (John) Johnston of
Amity, OR and Sondra Gregory of WA; sister and friend: Cheryl
Millet of Federal Way, WA; 22 grandchildren and 6 –
great-grandchildren. Her parents, son, John Schaffner and
brother, Richard VanSchoick, preceded her in death.
memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at
3:00 P.M. at Cascade View Free Methodist Church, 11677
Sublimity Rd., Sublimity, OR 97385. The family requests that
memorial contributions be made to the church. Serving the
family, North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.