Susan Jane Astrauskas, nee Dollins, 69, of Collinsville, Ill., born on July 22, 1947 in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Susan was a school bus driver for First Student Bus Company, O'Fallon Township School District, O'Fallon. Ill. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Her life revolved around her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry C. and Loretta R., nee Wolfer, Dollins; sisters and brother-in-laws, Dorothy (Robert) Shay and Jacqueline Joan (Fred) Lynch; father and mother-in-law, Charles J. and Ruth C. Astrauskas, Sr.; Uncle Frank and Aunt Ruth.
Surviving are her husband, Charles J. Astrauskas, Jr., whom she married on Aug. 8, 1971 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caseyville, Ill.; daughter, Laura Anne (Marcus) Wagner of East Alton, Ill.; and grandchildren, McKenna Anne Wagner and Levi Charles Wagner.
Memorials may be made to a Humane Society of one's choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.hakassly.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill. and from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caseyville, Ill.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caseyville, Ill., with Fr. Ray Schultz officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
HERBERT A. KASSLY FUNERAL HOME, LTD., Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 27, 2016