Susan Hamilton Luitjens

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Susan Hamilton
June 6, 1948-
April 22, 2014
Columbus, GA- Susan Hamilton Luitjens, 65, of Columbus, GA. died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 in the Mill Room of Striffler-Hamby, with Reverend Jason Cardwell officiating. Interment to follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Luitjens was born in Columbus, GA. on June 6, 1948 to Goldie Mae Thomas of Columbus, GA. and the late Harvey E. Thomas.
She was a lifelong resident of Columbus and was retired from AFLAC where she worked in Customer Service. She was an member of Eastern Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors include her two children, Ron Hamilton of Dothan, AL, and Leslie Cardwell and husband, Jason Cardwell of Columbus, GA, siblings, Butch Thomas and wife Diane of Fortson, GA. and Margaret Funk and husband Al of Norcross, GA. four grandchildren, Spenser Cardwell, Reed Cardwell, Sydney Cardwell and Macy Cardwell and numerous cousins.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Eastern Heights Baptist Church.
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Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Apr. 24, 2014
Susan Hamilton Luitjens
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4071 Macon Road | Columbus, GA 31907 | (706) 563-2372
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