Susan Lee Weiss

Susan Lee Weiss

Susan Lee Weiss, age 83, of Madison, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Oak Park Place East. She was born on Jan. 5, 1934, in Madison, the daughter of Albert and Lena Lerdahl. Susan graduated from Madison East High School in 1952, and then attended St. Olaf College. She retired as an Executive Secretary for the State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care. Known to many as “Suzi” she was full of vitality, vigor and love for her family and friends. Some of her favorite times were spent in Arizona with her husband, Mark.

Susan is survived by sons, Richard Spilde and James (Jeff Gattis) Spilde; daughter, Karen Reid; granddaughter, Amy Spilde; grandson, Cory Vanover; great-grandson, Dylan; sister, Mary Pryzina; and brothers, Dave Lerdahl and Tom (Cindy) Lerdahl. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Mark Weiss. Special thanks to the staff of Oak Park Place East for their comfort, compassion and care for Suzi and her family. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420