Susan’s family immigrated to Canada in 1926 and was among the first Mennonite settlers in Yarrow, B.C., in 1928. With an elementary education, Susan completed 4 years at Elim Bible School, Yarrow. In 1945, she moved to Vancouver and completed high school. She worked 26 years in the Vancouver City Hall. In 1984, she retired to Abbotsford, B.C., where Central Heights became her spiritual home. Susan enjoyed travelling and spending time with friends. She was an avid reader, reading through her Bible several times. Her last 2 years, she called Primrose Garden, Menno Place, “home sweet home.” She felt appreciated by the staff and residents.