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Susan Mary Rodman

Susan Mary Rodman

Female 1949 - 1999  (50 years)

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  • Name Susan Mary Rodman 
    Nickname Sue 
    Born 02 April 1949  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 01 July 1999  Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 06 July 1999  Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2652  Thompson
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2004 

    Father Keith Rodman 
    Mother Helen Schwebach 
    Family ID F980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 ? 
    • Susan and Patrick's father were never married.
    +1. Patrick John Smith
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2004 
    Family ID F1012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frederick Porter Smith 
    +1. Shauna Lynn Smith
    +2. Stacy Lee Smith
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2004 
    Family ID F967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Susan Mary (Rodman) Smith
    Susan Mary (Rodman) Smith
    Susan Mary (Rodman) Smith
    Smitty and Rosalie (Thompson) Smith Family
    Back rows are: Lydna Sue (Susie) Thompson, Robert (Bob) A, Stannard, Patrick (Pat) John Smith, Fredrick (Fred) Porter Smith, Susan (Sue) Mary Rodman Smith
    Front rows are: Rosalie Maria Thompson Smith, Stacy Lee Smith, Junior Clifford Smith (Smitty), Shauna Lynn Smith, Taken in 1984. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Fred, Sue and children
    In Back are Shauna, Pat and Fred, in front are Stacy and Sue, taken in 1985. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Susan M. Smith
      April 2, 1949 - July 1, 1999
      Susan M. Smith, age 50, former Oral resident and most recently of Hot Springs, died Thursday, July 1, 1999 at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
      Visitation was held Monday, July 5, 1999 at Isburg-McColley's Chapel of the Hills in Hot Springs.
      Funeral Services were Tuesday, July 6, 1999 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hot Springs with Pastor Will Olsen officiating.
      Susan was born April 2, 1949 in Sioux Falls, SD to Keith and Helen (Schwebach) Rodman. She grew up in the Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls area and moved with her family to Hot Springs where she attended and graduated from high school in 1967. She attended the National College of Business in Rapid City and later began her working career which included various positions, her first being a Secretary in the business office at Southern Hills General Hospital in Hot Springs. She married Fred Smith on August 2, 1969 at Smithwick, farmed and ranched with her husband for several years, then was employed as a Loan Processor for PCA in Hot Springs, was a Secetary at the Middle School in te Special Education Department and then became the Headstart County Coordinator. She returned to the farm at Oral until moving to Hot Springs in May of 1998.
      She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, the Hot Springs VFW Auxiliary and served as the President of PTO in the Oral School District at the time when small, rural schools were being closed.
      Sue enjoyed spending her leisure time in reading, writing poetry, cooking and had a special affection for children. Along with her special love for her grandchildren she will be remembered for her big heart and sensitivity to even the slightest hurt, whether it be her own or those she loved or was close to.
      Grateful to have shared in her life are her husband of almost 30 years, Fred Smith, Hot Springs, along with their son, Patrick and Traci Smith, Montrose, CO, their daughters, Shauna (Mrs. Mick) Hoglund of Del Rapids, SD and Stacy (Mrs. Bill) Langer of Buffalo Gap, SD and six grandchildren; her mother, Helen Hattervig, Sioux Falls; one sister, Diane (Mrs. Tom) Nelson, Sioux Falls; mother-in-law, Rosalie Smith, Hot Springs; step-brothers: Roger Hattervig, Sioux Falls, Mike Hattervig, Hot Springs and Jack Hattervig, Rapid City, step-sisters, Cindy Brany of Denver, CO and Wendy Heckman of Parker, CO and a host of friends.
      She was preceded in death by her father and step-father.
      Arrangements have been placed in the care of Isburg-McColley's Chapel of the Hills Hot Springs.

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