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Susan Vesel

March 24, 1939 — June 15, 2021

Mary Susan Vesel, “Susan” passed away in her sleep June 15 th, 2021 at home. Susan was born to Mary (Cox) and Charles Mason in Grinnell, Iowa March 24, 1939 growing up in St. Louis, MO. She graduated from University High School in University City, MO and Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. While attending Lawrence University a fateful dinner party introduced Susan to what became the love of her life, “Chucky”. They were married December 30 th , 1960 in St. Louis, MO, moved to Knoxville, TN following Chuck’s career, started a family, eventually moving to Hibbing. Once the children were in school Susan went back to teaching and pursuing a Master of Education specializing in Learning Disabilities. She became the first LD teacher in Northern Minnesota. Her career was spent helping those kids who fell between the cracks long before there were any systems to support those who needed the most attention. Susan loved to socialize, golf and curl, even winning the 1993 USWCA National Championship in Boston, MA. She was a great organizer holding numerous offices, locally and nationally including LPGA, USWCA, and PEO to name a few. She was proceeded in death by her husband Chuck of nearly 60 years. She is survived by her daughter, Anne (Rob) Cotter, Duluth, MN, son Michael Vesel, Hibbing, and the lights of her life, her grandchildren Trevor Cotter, Montreal, Quebec, and Anthony Cotter, St. Paul, MN, and a brother-in-law, John (Judy) Vesel, Northborough, MA.

Funeral will be held on Tuesday, June 22 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Hibbing, MN. Visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 am prior to service at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, donate to your favorite charity keeping Susan in your heart.

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Hibbing)

MN

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Hibbing)

MN

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