Susan Ranzenberger

susan ranzenberger
Susan passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Aneta Parkview Nursing Home in Aneta, ND, at the age of 72, surrounded by her loving family. Susan was born on November 19, 1943, the daughter of Leonard and Rose (Anderson) Lawrence in Lisbon, ND. She grew up in this area and attended school. In 1957 Susan moved with her family to Fargo where she continued her education, graduating from Shanley High School. She furthered her education at the Wahpeton School of Nursing completing her LPN training. Susan was united in marriage to Burdell Ranzenberger on November 28, 1964. Together they made their home in Fargo and raised their family. For many years Susan worked at St. John’s Hospital in Fargo and later in admitting at St. Luke’s Hospital. She also volunteered for nearly 10 years at the Dakota Boy’s Ranch in Fargo. Susan is survived by her husband, Burdell of West Fargo; her son, Gerald (Jodie) Ranzenberger of West Fargo; her daughter, Patricia (Moe) Smith of Oregon, OH; her grandchildren, Aaron (Jenn) Ranzenberger and Breanna Odle; and her great-grandchildren, Jaylin, Arianna, and Tarryn. Also surviving are her sisters, Marilyn Darling and Rose Winkler; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Leonora Week. FUNERAL SERVICE: 4 PM Monday, May 16, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo VISITATION: 2-4 PM Sunday at Boulger Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the service on Monday BURIAL: Holy Cross North Cemetery in Fargo

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  1. Our condolences to Burdell and our cousins. Aunt Susan was a kind and gentle woman. Our thoughts are with you.
    Dan and Donna Darling

  2. We are so sorry to hear of Susan’s passing. We send out our love and prayers to all of you.
    -Doug and Michelle Leier
    Joe, Kate and Grace

  3. I had the distinct pleasure of working with Susan in the admitting office at St. Lukes. I recall her as such a positive influence and a caring person. My sympathies to the family.

  4. My sympathy to Burdell and the family. I worked with Susan while she volunteered at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. She had a kind heart and positive personality. She will be missed.

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