MALTA – Susan B. Powless, 56, of Malta, Ill., died Friday, May 31, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.|
Born Jan. 11, 1957, in DeKalb, the daughter of Fred W. and Joyce C. (Sanderson) Almburg, Susan married Danny R. Powless on Jan. 8, 2002, in Las Vegas.
Susan was a graduate of Malta High School Class of 1975. She was a former member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Lee, and Malta United Methodist Church, Malta. She enjoyed traveling, her grandchildren and living life to the fullest.
She is survived by her husband, Dan; six children, Ben (Monique) Bakken of Byron, Vanessa (Jason) Hopp of Byron, Eric (Margaret) Bakken of Malta, Jared (Steph) Powless of Stillman Valley, Kari (Ryan) Walker of Boiling Springs, S.C., and Katie Bakken of Sycamore; 11 grandchildren, Collin, Emma, Mya, Catie, Aleah, Colton, McKynlee, Mason, Kiera, Maycee and Marcus; father, Fred Almburg of DeKalb; brothers, Gerry (Marilyn) Almburg of Ankeny, Iowa, David (Monica) Almburg of Malta, Paul (Susan) Almburg of Lincoln, Neb., and Dan (Marilyn) Almburg of Marietta, Ga.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
The memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb, with the Rev. Wayne Derber officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, until the time of service at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb. Cremation is by Anderson Funeral Home Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Susan B. Powless Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily Chronicle on June 1, 2013