Susan Gabbard Arthur, 50, of Billings, went to her eternal home on May 2, 2008, after a short battle with cancer. She was born on July 9, 1957, to Russ and Carolyn Gabbard in Gallatin Gateway. She grew up in Belgrade, where she graduated from Belgrade High School.
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On Sept. 18, 1975, she married Allen Burrows; they later divorced. On May 30, 1995, she married Larry Arthur.
Sue operated the Gateway Cafe for many years, where many friendships developed.
She is preceded in death by her father, Russ; her paternal and maternal grandparents; a step-granddaughter, Katey; Aunt Sharon; and Uncle Wayne.
She is survived by her husband Larry; son Rusty (Natalie) of Miles City; daughters Corley (Frank) Cannon, of Belgrade, and Sami of the family home; grandchildren Roan Burrows, Devon and Dakota Smith; step-grandchildren; her mother and stepfather Carolyn and Dave Wiese of Three Forks; brothers Dave (Judy) of Billings; Don (Tami) of Arizona City, Ariz.; twin brother Doug (Yong) of Fort Worth, Texas; sisters Wendy Gabbard of Snohomish, Wash., Connie (Jim) Roundtree of Willow Creek, and Carrie Ringer of Billings; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Through her marriage to Larry, she gained additional family, including a son, daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Sue's life will be held at the Gallatin Gateway Community Center on May 8, 2008, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Willing Workers Ladies Aid of Gallatin Gateway, Montana Hope, Make A Wish Foundation or the
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle from May 4 to May 6, 2008