Lydia Sue “Susie” Crowell

Lydia Sue “Susie” Crowell, 64, of Carthage, IL. Died Friday, August 9, 2019 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

Susie was born August 21, 1954 in Keokuk, IA the daughter of Francis and Darlene Daggs Vradenburg. She was united in marriage with ?Randy Crowell, Sr. March 10, 2000 in Carthage, IL. Susie had lived in Carthage for 23 years, and had worked at Memorial Hospital in Carthage, and was a cook at the Hancock County Jail.

Susie enjoyed any type of craft work, working crossword puzzles. She really enjoyed being outside and seeing, hearing sounds of nature. She and Randy would like to stop Hoot Owl ridge along the Mississippi River, and watch the river flow by. Susie’s biggest enjoyment was being with her family cooking for them on special days and taking care of her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Randy of Carthage, Two children Adam Vradenburg (Alysha of Ft. Madison, IA, Susan Atterberg (Michael) of Warsaw, IL. Two step children, Randy Crowell Jr. and Chrissy Crowell. Three grandchildren Emily, Tanner, and Conner Atterberg. Two step grandchildren Suzanne Wieman and Adrian Crowell. Three great grandchildren Raylynn Forquer Ally Crowell and Dominic Houseman. Her brother, Arthur Vradenburg (Cheryl) of Keokuk, IA. Brother in laws Roland, BJ, and Duke, Dab, daughter in law and Kari Vradenburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Patrick, sister Nancy in infancy. Brother in law Steve Crowell and best friend Debra McCarty.

Celebration of her life will be held Wednesday August 14, 2019 at 2PM at Dejong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center 917 Blondeau St. Keokuk, IA with Pastor Steve Hendricksmeyer officiating. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after 2PM Tuesday, August 13th with family present from 6-pm.