Susan Leslie Norgaard

Susan Leslie Norgaard, 57, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at her home.

Born Feb. 19, 1956, in Rochester, the daughter of Russ and Jean (McCauslin) Hanson. She was a graduate of John Marshall High School and attended the University of Minnesota. Susan worked for Mayo Clinic as a clinical assistant and enjoyed working with the patients and other staff.

She enjoyed gardening, cooking and golf. Christmas was a very special time for her with family. Susan was a very loving wife, mother and full-time grandmother. She was a member of Pax Christi Catholic Church.

Susan married David Norgaard on July 7, 1979, in Rochester and he survives; as does her son, Gabe Norgaard (Tara) of Edina; her daughter, Emily Norgaard of Eagan; a grandson, Conor; her parents, Russ and Jean Hanson of Rochester; and one sister, Betsy Mehl (Roger) of Rochester.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at Pax Christi Catholic Church.

Visitation is being held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, and also one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorials in her name appreciated to the .   

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901, 507-289-3600,

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Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes - Rochester
5421 Royal Place NW  Rochester, MN 55901

Published in The Post-Bulletin on Dec. 27, 2013