Suzanne Moeder Henry
1951 - 2020
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Feb. 3, 1951 - June 22, 2020 Wife, sister, auntie, and BFF, Suzanne was loved by all - especially dogs and children. Kind, loving, and generous to no end, she befriended everyone she met. Suzanne's passions included travelling, baking, gardening, and water aerobics, but most of all shopping for friends and loved ones. She always showed up at get-togethers with an armful of food and gifts. Born to Larry and Vera Moeder, Suzanne was one of six children growing up in Torrance, CA. She started her 30 year career in aerospace at Tridair Industries where she met David, her husband of 39 years. Long-time residents of Newport Beach, Suzanne and David recently moved to Villa Park. Sadly, she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May. Survived by her husband David; brother-in-law, Michael Henry; and four of her five siblings: Bill (deceased) & Pat Moeder, Melinda & Gary Biddle, Sheila & Patrick Kuhlman, Roxanne & Steven Elliott, and Kurt & Nicole Moeder. She was Auntie Suz to Jason, Jenny, Jamison & Jacqueline Biddle, Lisa Moeder, Kim, John, Paige & Daniel Opferman, Samantha & Grace Moeder, Dillon Elliott, and Joe Dutko (deceased). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a celebration of Suzanne's life will be held later when we can all laugh, cry, reminisce, hug and kiss with loving abandon in her honor. Suzanne, aka Zan & Suz may be gone but she will live in our hearts forever! In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made online to StandUpToCancer.org or by mail to SU2C P.O. Box 843721, Los Angeles, CA 90084-3721


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Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Jun. 27, 2020.
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July 4, 2020
In loving memory of a very special person. Working for you, with you and being friends was a true joy. You will be loved and missed always. Rest easy wonderful lady.
Jayne Ure
Friend
July 1, 2020
Suzanne, David and Pippa . . . one of the many dogs who will miss Suz!
It's impossible to express the loss that we are feeling, Suzanne has been a staple in our lives for over 25-years. We met her and David shortly after we bought our home in Newport Beach when we were walking our new puppy. She immediately approached us and offered to babysit Maggie if we every needed a dog sitter . . . who knew then, that she would become one of our dearest friends and "second" mother to our fury family members - she grieved with the passing of Maggie and Lacey, like they were her own. She had such a big caring heart and would do absolutely anything for anyone . . . we need more people like her, the world would be a better place, so selfless. We will miss Suz' beautiful smile, caring heart, warm hugs, her "grocery" store which we frequented to save ourselves from a quick trip to Ralph's for one item, her fabulous fashion sense and great sense of humor . . . what a beautiful life she lived and anyone who had the pleasure of knowing her, is a better person for it. Thank you for all of the love and good times our dear friend . . . we'll miss you here on earth but you'll be in our hearts forever. We love you and miss you . . . Chris, Katrina and Pippa
Katrina and Chris Headle
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July 1, 2020
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July 1, 2020
Im so sad to hear of Suzannes passing . We had many good times laughing at the nail shop and I know she is smiling in Heaven . Its just so hard to believe , she was taken so suddenly.May your beautiful spirit live on in all the lives you touched
Kimberly Castaneda
Friend
June 30, 2020
Im so sorry to hear of Suzannes passing but she is with the Lord and free now. We had fun times together at Nativity School and later at BMHS. My Deepest sympathy to her husband, family and friends.
Marilyn Berning Klasson
Classmate
June 28, 2020
The more enriched a person makes our lives, the hardest it is for us to let them go. For this reason, I know that saying goodbye to Suzanne will be the hardest sorrow to bear. I hope that the wonderful memories you have of Suzanne, as well as the love and friendship you have around you, will support you through this time and help you to smile once more. I have my memories of grammar school and high school till now to cherish. My sympathy to you, David, and all the family.
Janice McCarroll
Friend
June 28, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of Suzanne's passing and our prayers are with her and her family.
I am one of her older cousins living in Florida.

Ed and Charlene Wegman
Edward Wegman
June 28, 2020
To Sheila and Pat and the entire family,
So sorry for your loss and that your sibling Suzanne was taken from you so early. Peace to all of you.
Dave Reams
Friend
June 28, 2020
We are sorry to hear about Suzanne's passing. I always remember how happy she was. I am Suzanne's cousin, we were born the same year.
Leonard & Bonnie Wegman
Family
June 27, 2020
Suzanne brightened everyones life she touched. I will miss her so much. May the love of her friends carry you through your grief. She will be in our hearts always.
Debbie Scott
Friend
June 27, 2020
Suzanne was that fun loving cousin from California that would fly out to Western Kansas to visit her aunts, uncles, and cousins! It was always a big deal when she came. May she always be remembered as a big deal......
Your oldest cousin Helen Ann
Jerry & Helen Ann Wegman Sellentin
Family
June 27, 2020
Went to high school with Suzanne, though we weren't in the same social circles ( she was popular I wasn't) she was always nice to me.
Kathleen Marchesano
June 27, 2020
I knew Suzanne from high school. I remember her being kind and social. She was a wonderful person full of life. May she rest in peace.
Valerie Ritchie -Krone
Classmate
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