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Susanne G. Huitfeldt

Obituary for Susanne G. Huitfeldt

June 1, 1959 - December 12, 2017
Columbus, Wisconsin | Age 58

Courageous Wife, Mother and Grandmother


Susanne G. Huitfeldt, age 58, of Columbus passed away on December 12, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer at Agrace Hospice in Fitchberg.

A memorial service in memory of Sue will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus with Pastor Todd Werner officiating. A visitation for Sue will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 5 p.m. until the time of the service at 7 p.m.

Susanne was born Susanne Gebriele Reinhardt on June 1, 1959 in Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany to Erika Reinhardt. She was adopted in Germany by SFC Walter Howe of Columbus and was naturalized as a US citizen in 1960. She was raised by her adopted parents Walter and Elfrienda and later Dorothy Howe. She was a graduate of Columbus High School and was known for her hard work as she had worked as a bakery manager at Sentry and Pick n' Save. Sue was united in marriage to Jeffrey Huitfeldt on October 10, 2002. She also worked as a waitress for Country Kitchen and also the Columbus Family Restaurant where she touched many lives. Sue attended New Testament Baptist Church in Columbus. In her spare time she loved to bake and root on the packers. Sue will be fondly remembered as a rare and precious flower that never complained about anything and was tender, kind, and had so much love for her family.

Sue is survived by her husband- Jeffrey of Columbus. Her daughters- Jennifer (John) Mosier of Oak Creek and Erika (Scott) Ebent of Apple Valley, MN. Her mother in law- Vivian Huitfeldt. Her grandchildren- Jasmine, Jax, Evan, and Lilliana, and canine companion Josie. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father and step mothers Elfrieda and Dorothy and her brother Dennis.

Special thanks to Agrace Hospice and UW Carbone Cancer Center in Madison for their excellent care and support shown to Sue and her family through her battle.

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