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Susan K. (Brown) Westerheide

June 15, 1949 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Susan Westerheide Obituary

Susan K. "Twig" Westerheide, age 74 of Celina, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023, at the Divine Nursing and Rehabilitation at Shane Hill in Rockford. She was the daughter of Paul and Betty (Fetters) Brown, born on June 15, 1949 in Celina. On June 14, 1975, she exchanged vows with Richard "Amby" Westerheide, embarking on a lifelong journey together.
Susan is survived by her son, Brian Westerheide, who resides in Van Wert. She is also survived by her sister, Beverly (George) Tester of Celina, as well as her brothers-in-law Dan (Kathy) Westerheide of Minster, Ed (Diana) Westerheide of Ft. Laramie, Jeff Westerheide (Vince Otero) of Oakland Park, FL, Ralph (Sue) Westerheide of Minster and Jay (Kris) Westerheide of St. Marys. Susan found joy and companionship in her family, creating lasting bonds of love and support.
Susan was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Betty (Fetters) Brown, and her beloved husband, Richard Westerheide. Though they are no longer with us, their memory will continue to live on in the hearts of those who loved them.
Susan graduated from Celina High School with the class of 1967, marking the beginning of a lifetime of learning and personal growth. She was a devoted member of the Grand Lake United Methodist Church in Celina, where she found strength and solace in her faith. She was a member of the Celina Moose Lodge, the Celina Eagles, the Celina V.F.W. Post #5713, the Curbside Queens, and the "B" Club of Celina. Professionally, she dedicated her talents and hard work to the Celina Moose Lodge, the Gardens at Celina and retired from Ben Franklin in Coldwater. Susan loved to dance and she was an Ohio State University fan.
Funeral services to celebrate Susan's life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at the Lehman Dzendzel Funeral Home, with Rev. Deb Ketcham officiating. Following the service, Susan will be laid to rest in the Swamp College Cemetery, where she will find eternal peace. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects and share their memories during visitation hours from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, and an hour before services on Thursday at the Lehman Dzendzel Funeral Home. In honor of Susan, the family asks that all visitation attendees dress casually. Memorial contributions may be made to the Celina V.F.W. Post #5713 1118 W. Logan St., Celina, OH 45822. Condolences and heartfelt messages for the Westerheide family can be shared online at LehmanDzendzelFH.com. Susan's memory will forever be cherished by those who had the privilege of knowing and loving her. May her soul find eternal rest and her spirit live on in the fond memories she leaves behind.

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Services

Public Viewing
Wednesday
October 18, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 19, 2023

10:30 AM
Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home

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Celina V.F.W. Post #5713
1118 W. Logan St, Celina OH 45822
Tel: 1-419-586-3140
Web: https://www.vfw.org/

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