Susan L. Vernon

August 04, 1951 ‒ February 18, 2013

Centerburg, Ohio

Susan L. Vernon, age 61, of Centerburg, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013 at the Heartland of Centerburg with her family by her side.

She was born on August 4, 1951 in Columbia, South Carolina to Harry and Patricia (Duguid) Van Breemen. Susan enjoyed drawing, music, and planting flowers. She was a great listener and was good at helping people figure out their problems. But most of all, Susan enjoyed the time she spent with her family.

She is survived by her daughters Melissa (Jeramie) Kirkpatrick of Fredericktown, Kimberly Conkey of Columbus; her grandchildren Monica Mosby, Brittany Bird, Riley Bird, Brandon Conkey, Christopher Miller; her mother Patricia Van Breemen of Mount Vernon; her brother Daniel Van Breemen of Gladewater, TX; her sisters, Julie Van Breemen of Mount Vernon, Diane (Ed) Kent of Warsaw, Denise (Jeff) Krauskopf of Alexandria, Debra (Frank) Wells of Mount Vernon, Linda (Scott) Tarrh of Walhonding; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Susan was preceded in death by her father and her brother David Van Breemen.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, where friends may call two hours prior. Mr. Rick Lumbatis will be officiating. Burial will follow in Brandon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Walhonding Church of Christ, P.O. Box 111, Warsaw, Ohio 43844.

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