Susan K. Souder, 66, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, surrounded by family at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, KS. She was a Nursing Administrative Assistant at McPherson Hospital and a Mary Kay Consultant. First and foremost, Susan was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother.
Susan was born on December 24, 1949, in Wichita, KS, the daughter of Alvin Lee and Marjorie Louise (Griffin) Brandt. She graduated from Valley Center High School. On February 25, 1967, Susan was united in marriage to Dr. David E. Souder in Valley Center, KS. They celebrated 48 years of marriage. He preceded her in death on November 3, 2015.
She attended New Hope Evangelical Church, volunteered for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and belonged to Beta Sigma Phi.
Survivors include: four children, Shannan Souder (Dennis Embrey) of McPherson, KS, Scott Souder of Kansas City, MO, Aric Souder and wife, Tara, of McPherson, KS, and Kelli Jarvis and husband, Matt, of Moundridge, KS; sister, Lynn West and husband, Bob, of Kansas City, MO; brother, John Brandt and wife, Cheryl, of Wilmington, OH; 16 grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Marjorie Brandt; husband, Dr. David Souder; son, Patrick Souder; brother, Lee Brandt; and sister, Ann Nelson.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, April 11, 2016, at New Hope Evangelical Church, McPherson with Rev. Jim Keil officiating. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sunday, April 10, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Memorial donations may be given to Susan Souder Nursing Scholarship Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Susan K. Souder please visit our Sympathy Store.