Susan M. Woodworth, age 61 of Shullsburg, WI, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 3, 1953 in Hazel Green, WI to Robert E. and Darlene M. (Duerr) Griffin. Susan graduated from Shullsburg High School in 1971. She was united in marriage to Robert L. Woodworth on October 28, 1972 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Shullsburg. Susan lived in Shullsburg her entire life. Following her marriage she farmed with her husband until going to Lands’ End where she worked as a Retail Associate for 23 years. She also worked at Coughlin’s Christmas Store in Shullsburg for several years.
Susan is survived by her husband Bob at home; their two sons: Rick (Nicole Heimerl) Woodworth, Portage, WI, and Randy (Colleen) Woodworth, Reedsburg, WI; two grandchildren: Kellyn and Josephine Woodworth with a little one on the way; two step-grandchildren: Jenesa and Nicholas Vodak; her brother: Jeff (Melissa) Griffin, Shullsburg; and two sisters: Donna VanLent and Betty Monahan both of Shullsburg. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother: Bobby Griffin; and a sister: Cheryl Fink.
Susan was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church and its CCW. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Susan enjoyed her flower garden and being outdoors in the fall. She was also a true animal lover. Susan will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 344 N. Judgement St., Shullsburg, WI with Rev. Joji Reddy officiating. Burial will be at St. Matthew’s Cemetery. A visitation will be held Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. at O’Flahrity-Erickson Funeral Home, 235 N. Judgement St., Shullsburg, where a rosary will be prayed at 4:00 P.M. and Wednesday from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M. at the church. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com
For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Susan’s name.