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Susan Eveleine VerSteeg (Diehl)


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Susan Eveleine VerSteeg (Diehl) Obituary
Susan Eveleine VerSteeg (Diehl) of Linden, CA passed away on January 2, 2019. Sue was born November 6, 1950 to Robert and Lucile Diehl in Modesto, CA. Sue had many fond memories of Girl Scout activities and eventually returned to work as a counselor at their camps. Sue also loved dogs, beginning with her childhood pal Brownie and continuing throughout her life.
Sue graduated from the University of Humboldt and earned her masters in special education at the University of San Francisco. Upon graduation, Sue was hired by the County Office of Education, then later with the Stockton Unified School District where she taught for over 40 years as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist for the visually impaired. She touched many lives; several of her students maintained contact with her for decades after learning under her care.
Sue was well known for creating delicious baked goods. She also enjoyed reading, gardening, bicycling and walking. Sue was very social and spent hours talking with her many good friends from Alaska to Australia and many places in between. Sue eventually settled in Linden, CA after marrying her loving husband Raymond.
Sue leaves behind her husband of 42 years, Raymond. She also leaves behind her two sons, Eric (Marie) VerSteeg, Todd (Cynthia) VerSteeg, her grandchildren, Jackson, Gillian and Mia, as well as her sister Patricia (Doug) McDonald and her brother Robert (Caroline) Diehl. A private service for the family will be held. Donations to Alzheimer's research may be made in lieu of flowers.
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Jan. 5 to Jan. 12, 2019
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