Susan Lee Einhaus, 64, of Quincy, passed on to be with her Lord Thursday (Oct. 18, 2012). She was born March 22, 1948, to Leroy and Connie Dieker Einhaus. Susan first married Allen Krueger. She later married Louis Guidry. Susan was a graduate of St. John the Baptist Catholic Grade School, Quincy Notre Dame High School and Quincy University. Susan was a lifelong artist, creating works in various mediums. She enjoyed sewing, painting, photography, crafting and decorating. Family was a great source of joy and strength in Susan's life. She will be greatly missed by those who love her. Susan spent her career educating and nurturing children whether by teaching, directing or running her own childcare center. After retirement, Susan reconnected with her love of art and design by working part-time at Domestics, Etc. in Quincy's historic downtown. Susan is survived by three daughters, Minnie Sue Reische and her husband, Todd, of Paloma, Nora Wilson and her husband, Seth, of Quincy and Elizabeth Guidry of Quincy; a grandson, Eli Wilson of Quincy; a sister, Chris Hirsch and her husband, Michael, of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; two nephews, Bill Hirsch and his fiance, Larissa Tapigliani, of Sunrise, Fla., and John Hirsch of Pembroke Pines, Fla. She is also survived by her lifelong best friend, Paula Bristol, of Quincy; two aunts; and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, several aunts and uncles and her grandparents. SERVICES: A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Quincy University Chapel, a special place held dear by Susan. MEMORIALS: To Elizabeth's education fund. ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.dukerandhaugh.com. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Oct. 21 to Oct. 23, 2012