Susan Pearl (Thompson) Busby

MADISON-Susan Pearl (Thompson) Busby, age 63, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare. She was born on Jan. 29, 1950, in Madison, the daughter of Ernest and Pearl Thompson.

Sue worked for Dane County Parent Council (Head Start) for 37 years, retiring in June, 2013. She was an active member at Zion Lutheran Church. Sue was an avid Packers fan and enjoyed fishing, her pets and spending time with her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Marji (Dave) Saye and Kim Thompson; grandchildren, Kayla, Kira, Tara and Ethan; great-grandchild, Lillith; two brothers, Ron (Shirley) Thompson and Russ (Teresa) Thompson; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Ann; and her beloved Denny Falkner. Funeral Services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 with the Rev. Pat Siegler of Zion Lutheran Church presiding.

Visitations will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare. The family wishes to thank the staff at Agrace HospiceCare for their wonderful care and support.

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