She was born to Vernon and Margie Smith on March 11, 1952, in Wabash, Ind.
As a youngster, she spent many summers at Yellow Creek Lake. A Marion High School Graduate, class of 1970, she also graduated from Marion Beauty College. On Sept. 29, 1979, she was united in marriage to William T. “Terry” Michael in Marion, Ind. Susan was a beautician for 20 years employed by Deloris’s Hair Dressers in Marion and was later employed by Dal Mar Catering of Nappanee, Ind.
Susan is survived by her loving family including her husband: William “Terry” Michaels, Warsaw; her son: Joshua (Jess) Michaels, Milford; and granddaughter: Adriana; a sister: Carol Smith, Claypool, Ind.; a brother: James (Kay) Smith, Bradenton, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
At her request, private family services will be held in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Ind. Jack Barthel will officiate.
The family kindly requests memorial contributions to: The Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund, C/O K21 Foundation, 2170 North Pointe Dr., Warsaw, IN 46582.