Funeral services will be held today, Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at 10 a.m. at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Readlyn.
Interment will be at St. Matthew's Lutheran Cemetery.
Susan was born Nov. 19, 1946 in Waverly, the daughter of Kenneth Richard and Carlene Christine (Buhr) Werner. She was baptized on Dec. 8, 1946 and confirmed on March 26, 1961 both at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Readlyn. She attended Wapsie-Valley High and graduated in 1964. She received a Bachelors Degree from Upper Iowa University and a Masters Degree in Counseling from the University of Northern Iowa. She had been a teacher and guidance counselor for 20 years and most recently was working at Dillard's.
She was a member of the Red Hat Society and was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Readlyn.
She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Werner and a granddaughter, Rylee Nicole Bruce.
Susan is survived by her son, Dennis Bruce and his wife, Candace of Anamosa;two grandchildren; her mother, Carlene Werner of Readlyn; two brothers: Bill Werner and his wife, Betty of Rapid City, Ill. and Richard Werner and his wife, Teresa of New Hampton; three sisters, Mary Garcia and her husband, George of Boulder, Colo., Judith Spoden of Burnsville, Minn., and Jane McLaughlin and her husband, David of Ann Arbor, Mich.
Memorials may be directed to the family.