Susan Samek, 70, of Brainard, died Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Butler County Healthcare Center in David City.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Kracl Funeral Chapel, David City
Jerry L. Kracl, Speaker
Visitation Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Military Rites at the chapel following the service
American Legion Kregger Post #125
Memorials: to the family
Susan C. Engquist was born February 6, 1949 in Denver, Colorado. She was raised by her grandparents Swan P. and Anna Engquist. She grew up in Fremont, attended schools there and graduated from Fremont High School in 1967. She enlisted in the United States Army and served stateside as well as overseas during the Vietnam Era. She also served two years in the reserves. Susan attended college and graduated with an Associates degree in commercial art technology from SECC, Milford. Susan married Larry Samek on April 14, 1978 in Fremont, Nebraska. Susan was an amazing, talented artist and incredible cook and baker. Her grandchildren will forever miss her pumpkin bread.
She is survived by her husband Larry of Brainard, daughter Brienna (Ryan) Zakovec of Morse Bluff, son Joel Samek of Omaha, and two grandchildren Haley and Dustin Zakovec of Morse Bluff. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, brother Truman and many special aunts and uncles. She also adored “Buddy”, the family dog.