July 11, 1932 - Feb. 15, 2010
HASTINGS -- Graveside services for Susie Steele will be conducted from the Prairie Home Cemetery in Holdrege Friday, 11 a.m., with Pastor Murray Jones, officiating.
Susie Steele, 77 years of age, of Hastings (formerly of McCook and Loomis) passed away at her home in Hastings on Monday (Feb. 15, 2010) after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born July, 11, 1932 at Holdrege, the second of four children of Verner D. and Norma (Matteson) Steele. Susie grew up in Loomis, and graduated from Loomis High School with the class of 1951.
In 1955 Susie moved to McCook and worked for Safeway, retiring in 1988. After retirement, Susie worked in downtown McCook at My Favorite Things. In May of 2005, Susie moved to Hastings to be near family.
Susie was a hard worker all her life, but always had time for entertaining family and friends. Susie enjoyed traveling, which was highlighted in 1991 with a trip to Germany.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by dear family friend, Casey Wicht who was like a sister to her.
She leaves to mourn her passing her three brothers, Allan Steele and his wife, Mary of Ziegler, Ill., Jerry Steele and his wife, Doris of Greenville, S.C., Dan Steele and his wife, Leann of Hastings; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and she will be missed by her many friends.
Visitation will be held at the Evangelical Free Church in Loomis on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, 5 p.m. -- 8 p.m., with the family greeting from 6 p.m. -- 7:30 p.m.
A memorial has been established in her memory and kindly suggested to the American Cancer Society or Hospice at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at www.nelsonbauerfh.com.
The Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home of Holdrege is in charge of the arrangements.