Obituary: Susan “Suzie” Alean Waehner |

Obituary: Susan “Suzie” Alean Waehner

Susan “Suzie” Alean Waehner of Cedaredge passed away on July 12, 2015, at home with her husband. She was 60.

A memorial service was held on July 25, 2015, at the Assembly of God Church in Cedaredge.

Suzie was born in Littleton, Colo., on Nov.17, 1954, to Marvin and Jean Fischer. She spent most of her childhood in Grand Lake. She was an exchange student to Australia in high school and graduated from Western State College in Gunnison. After graduation, she returned to Australia to teach elementary school for four years. She also spent 30 years teaching elementary education in Grand County and Delta County, Colo.

She married Drake Waehner in 1982. She was active in her church and taught Vacation Bible School for over 20 years. Her love for music and passion for children touched the lives of so many.

Suzie is survived by husband, Drake, of 33 years; two daughters, Rebecca and Sara; four grandchildren, Cabe, Talon, Juliet, and the unborn Ayla; father Marvin Fischer; and brother, Kevin Fischer.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Alice Jean Fischer.

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