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Susan Jean Dixon, 78, unexpectedly passed away in her home on Saturday, August 26, 2017. She retired from the U.S. Census Bureau. Susan was a native of St. Louis, MO.
She is survived by her daughters Laurie A. Allman of Scottsburg, IN., Linda M. Basham (Donnie) of Louisville, KY., Lisa K. Johnson (Doug) of Greenwood, IN.; sister Nancy A. Schultheis of Lincoln, NE.; grandchildren Leah Schafer, Brandon Basham, Justin Basham, Matthew Johnson, Joshua Johnson; 1 great-grandchild Conner Schafer.
Susan was preceded in death by her loving husband Thomas W. Dixon; her parents Ralph H. Schwantes and Elizabeth T. Schwantes; grandchild Erin N. Miller; brother David C. Schwantes.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
She recently moved to Westminster Village to enjoy her senior years. She made many good friends and lived life to the fullest. The family would like to send a sincere thanks to the staff and friends at Westminster. They enriched her life with many good memories.
Online condolences may be made at cootsfunerlahome.com
Published on August 28, 2017
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