RAPID RIVER - Susan Marie McDaniel, 57, of 8232 30th Road, Rapid River, passed away unexpectedly Friday afternoon, Aug. 24, 2012, at home.
Susan was born March 30, 1955, in Escanaba, the daughter of Henry J. and Iola M. (Wellman) Feathers. She was raised in Rapid River, where she was a 1973 graduate of Rapid River High School. Susan was united in marriage to Edgar Lee McDaniel in June of 1975. Edgar preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1979.
Susan was employed with Grays Lake Newspapers in Illinois until 1987, when she returned to Rapid River. She was a huge Elvis Presley fan and animal lover. She loved cats, dogs, birds and especially horses.
Susan Marie McDaniel
Survivors include: mother, Iola Feathers of Rapid River; son, Edgar (Kim) McDaniel of Columbus, Wis.; daughter, Elizabeth Sue (Sam) Johnson of Kingsford; brother, Dwayne (Mary) Feathers of Rapid River; Sisters, Elaine Willis of Oconto, Wis., Carol Feathers of Rapid River, Mary Feathers of Green Bay, Ellen (Fred) Kossow of Rapid River, and Lola Feathers of Adams-Friendship, Wis.; eight grandchildren, Mercedes, Timothy, Samuel, Carley, Cheyenne, Christin, Alex, and Brad; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her husband Edgar, Susan was preceded in death by her father, Henry, brother, Greg, and nephew D.J. Feathers.
Susan's family will receive friends on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Rapid River Congregational Church in Rapid River.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Susan Marie McDaniel will follow at 4 p.m. with Rev. William Rafuse officiating. Native American Rites will complete the services. Luncheon will follow in the Rapid River Congregational Church Fellowship Hall.
The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the McDaniel family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com, where you can express your sympathy to the McDaniel family.