Susan Elaine Sophie Lutz (nee Vlanich)

Susan Elaine Sophie Lutz (nee Vlanich)

It is with heavy hearts the Vlanich and Houston families announce the sudden passing of their sister Susan on Saturday, July 25th.

Susan proudly completed her RN degree in Calgary in 2004 while carrying out her position as Deli Manager for Safeway. Upon her graduation she practiced her nursing at Peter Lougheed Hospital before returning to Trail. Susan was very much an animal lover, rescuing many pets from the SPCA. Summer was Susan’s season as she loved to be out picking huckleberries and turning them in to the best cheese cakes for her family and friends to enjoy.

Susan will be forever missed by her brothers; George (Louise), Michael (Darcy), Christopher (Eileen), Patrick (Susan) and sister Kathy Houston (Gregg), also her nephews and niece as well as her dearest long-time friend, Gordon Maddison. Susan was predeceased by her father George, her mother Beverley (nee Bergeron) and her brother and best friend, Richard.

Special thanks go to the paramedics, RCMP and hospital staff for their compassion and care of Susan during this most difficult time.

By request there will be a private family service on August 24th with Father Bart van Roijen officiating. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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