OBITUARY: Susan Marie Severn

Susan Marie Severn, 66, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Kansas Christian Home in Newton.

She was born on May 14, 1953, in Heilborn, Germany, the daughter of Carl and Marilyn Droste Jensen. Susan graduated from Sandia High School in Albuquerque, N.M., and later attended the University of New Mexico.

Susan married Eldon R. Severn on May 23, 1986, in Vandalia, Ill.

She had been a C.N.A. at Asbury Park and a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church.

Susan enjoyed spending time with her dogs.

Survivors include her husband Eldon of Newton; sister Sally Pollock of Fayetteville, N.C.; and two step-children, Shereen Schwaninger of Cortland, Neb., and Ryan Severn of Seattle.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Newton.

A memorial has been established with New Life Assembly of God Church, and contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS, 67114.

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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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