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Susan Doudna

Born: Thu., Oct. 4, 1917
Died: Wed., Dec. 11, 2013


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 13, 2013
Location: Chandler Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 14, 2013
Location: Chandler Funeral Home Chapel

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Henrietta Susanna Vaal Doudna age 96 of Caldwell went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Summit Acres Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Caldwell. She was born October 4, 1917 in St. Meinrad, IN, a daughter of the late Henry J. and Susanna A. Vaal.

Susan will be remembered as a woman of great faith, who ministered with her husband faithfully for many years at the Dudley and Manchester Churches. She influenced many youth as a Sunday School Teacher. She was a member of the New Life Church Fellowship in Caldwell. She was a great seamstress, making all of her children’s clothing. She loved being a homemaker and mother, caring for her children and grandchildren.  

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Dr. S. J. Doudna whom she married June 8th 1938 and who passed away January 16, 1979, 1 Daughter Sharon Cetorelli; 1 Sister and 7 Brothers.

She was loved and will be missed by her family; 6 Daughters Patricia H. (Robert) Pugh of Barlow, OH, Norma J. (Jerry) Porter, Henrietta S. (Larry) Morris, Evangeline (Robert) Crum and Irma Yurco all of Caldwell and Pamela Barnett of Cambridge; 2 Sons Dr. Stephen (Sandra) Doudna of Quaker City and Pastor Timothy (Kathleen) Doudna of Caldwell; Son-In-Law Rev. Randy Cetorelli of Cambridge; 26 Grandchildren; 49 Great Grandchildren; 4 Great-Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends will be received Friday December 13, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. A funeral service will be held Saturday December 14 at 11:00 AM in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Cetorelli officiating. Burial will follow in Olive Cemetery in Caldwell.



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Don & Pat (Doan) Garwood
   Posted Thu December 12, 2013
Just wanted to let you know that we are praying for all of you.

It's difficult to have your mother/grandma/great grandma taken from you. But what a comfort to know she's with the Lord and we'll see her again one day.

Sending Christian love. Don & Pat (in Uruguay)

Denice LaRue
   Posted Thu December 12, 2013
Prayers for your loss. May God comfort you during your loss.

jackie and Judy Robinson
   Posted Thu December 12, 2013
Our sympathy to all the family. We know that she is with the Lord now.
Jackie and Judy Robinson

Patty & Stan Fischer
   Posted Thu December 12, 2013
The family of Norbert & Lena Fischer would like to send a gift for a good cause that Aunt Susanna would have appreciated. I will send a check for
$ 160.00 which is $20 from each of our siblings to Vangie & Bob.
Sylvia Gehlhausen, Leroy ( Pats husband )Albert, Henry Fischer, Lenny & Clara Fischer, Kenneth & Sarah Fischer, Mary Lee & David Ziliak, Stan &
Patty Fischer, Carol & Ted Harpenau
We all loved our Aunt Susanna very much

Fred McDonald
   Posted Fri December 13, 2013
My deepest sympathy to this Christian family !!

Dick Saliba and Noel Mcfarland
   Posted Fri December 13, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

C. Eric & Barbara Black Stiers
   Posted Fri December 13, 2013
Our sympathy to all the family

Gary and Joan Sabo
   Posted Fri December 13, 2013
Irma, So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We cannot feel life's losses without first feeling the blessings of its fullness. May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. You're in our thoughts, our hearts, and our prayers. Thinking of you.

George and Shirley spence
   Posted Fri December 13, 2013
Dear Doudna Family, My deepest sympathy to all of you with the loss of your dear mother. Knowing you girls took such good care of her and the love she gave you all will always remain in your hearts. Such a loving Christian family and she will be spending Christmas in heaven with Jesus. May God help you all get through this difficult time. Peace and Love.

Nancy Secrest
   Posted Fri December 13, 2013
Prayers for your family at this time. Remembering all the great fellowship we has day Manchester Church. Susan was an inspiration to all that knew her. She lived for The Lord and her actions showed it. You will be missed by many

Lorraine Ramage
   Posted Sat December 14, 2013
Vangie and Family just seen online of your mothers passing, Sorry for your loss I know she will be greatly missed. Your in Our Thoughts and Prayers.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Lorraine, ,Carlin, Robin, Dave, Shane Ramage and Family and Millie

Frances Milligan
   Posted Sat December 14, 2013
So sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a lovely person as is the rest of the family

Don and Sue Gill
   Posted Sat December 14, 2013
Sorry to hear of Susan's passing. We know she is in a better place where there is no more suffering or pain. She was a wonderful person. I'm sure you all will miss her greatly. We watched the tribute video. It was lovely. God bless you all... Love, Don and Sue Gill

Mia Wilson
   Posted Mon December 16, 2013
I just want to send my sincere sympathy to all of MeeMaws family. She was a wonderful lady and I know she will be missed very much. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Mia Wilson

pat schroeder
   Posted Fri December 27, 2013
to the family of Susan Doudna,
Please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences at your loss. May God give you comfort and peace.
Pat Schroeder

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