Tricounty News

Susan "Sue" Lange, 62

Susan "Sue" Lange of Watkins died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at the St. Cloud Hospital. She was 62.

Funeral services will be private. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins.

Susan was born Sept. 6, 1949, in Ashville, N.C., to Bruce and Hallie (Hardin) Dixon. She married Bob Lange Dec. 4, 1992, in Marty (Pearl Lake). They resided in Watkins. Sue was employed as a dispatcher for Stormy Transportation, Bauerly Bros., Buffalo Bituminous and, most recently, Knife River. Health difficulties forced her to retire in 2006. Her hobbies included fishing and hunting, and she especially enjoyed spending time with her dogs.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband Bob of Watkins; sons Steve Nelson of Watkins and Todd Nelson of Seattle, Wash.; three grandchildren; sister Lynn (and Jim) Steckline of Pascal, Wash.

Memorials are preferred.