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Susan King Obituary
Susan Lynne King, age 57, died peacefully on May 4, 2013. Susan was born on May 12, 1955 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Dr. Charles Franklin Chappell and Doris May Kennedy. Susan was the beloved wife of Buford Glen King Jr. They were married on June 4, 1977 and spent 35 years lovingly devoted to each other and the Lord. Their union produced three daughters, Elizabeth Anne King, Mary Rose Koedyker, and Ruth Joanna King and three sons, Timothy Glen King, Jonathan Wade King, and Jesse Galen King. She is survived by all of them. Susan graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado. Afterward, she earned a B.A. in elementary education from the University of Colorado. She continued her efforts as a dedicated homemaker and homeschooled all 6 of her children. Watercolor painting was a passion for Susan. She inspired creativity in everyone that she encountered. A lifelong learner, Susan took many art classes, worked hard to grow in her painting, and took part in art shows. Susan attended Bible Chapel in Louisville, Colorado for almost 23 years. She loved her church family and was a dedicated member. Her selfless character, her empathy, and her love for people touched her family, friends, and everyone around her. Susan is survived by her mother, Doris May Chappell, her sisters, Christa Ann Chappell and Deborah Louise Rice, and her grandsons, Nathan Joel Koedyker and Matthew Jonford Koedyker. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel in Longmont, Colorado, burial at Louisville Cemetery. The family wishes to thank everyone who supported them during this time. Donations may be made in Susan's name to Samaritan's Purse. Visit to share condolences.

Published in The Boulder Daily Camera on May 12, 2013
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