Susi Canuteson

December 22, 1947 - March 10, 2018

Madeline Sue Canuteson, of Waco, passed away on March 10, 2018 surrounded with love of family and her faith in the Lord. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 18, 2018, at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 1624 Wooded Acres in Waco.

Susi was born December 22, 1947 in Waco and graduated from Richfield High School in 1966. She was the former owner and operator of Smith Monument Company. She later went on to be a clinical lab technician before retiring. On May 22, 1998, Susi married her loving husband, Steve Canuteson. She was also an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.

Susi was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Margaret Fall.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Canuteson; daughters, Kimberly Kelley and husband, Michael, of McKinney, and Meredith Stephens and husband, Marc, of Dallas; son, Jon Seawright and wife, Ashley, of Jackson, MS; and grandchildren: Garrett Kelley, Emma Kelley, Cooper Kelley, Sarah Bradford Seawright, and Jon Heath Seawright.

Susi's faith was of great comfort to her, her family and friends. She leaves behind a great legacy of memories that includes fun times, laughter and her endless amount of love and caring for everyone in her life. She was a loyal friend to many people and was devoted to her family. She had an incredible bond with her grandchildren and loved them with all her heart. Susi also had a deep and life-long friendship with Carol South, who was a tremendous comfort and resource to her and her family.

Susi enjoyed nothing more than preparing a great meal and enjoying it with her family, which usually meant making enough for an army and burning the rolls. Her love knew no bounds and she shared it with all those around her. Her family and friends will celebrate her life the way she wanted - loving one another, enjoying silly things that create laughter and taking time to enjoy the simple things in life every day.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit or Fuzzy Friends Rescue.

The family would like to share a special thank you to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Hospice, especially Debbie, as well as the doctors and nurses at MD Anderson.

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My prayers and sympathy are extended to the family and loved ones of Mrs. Canuteson. Keep your faith in the resurrection promised at John 5:28, 29. Soon God will put an end to all sickness, sorrow and pain. He will also do away with our enemy death as promised at 1 Corinthians 15:26. Pray for God's kingdom to come as Jesus taught us to do. Please be comforted by the words expressed at Revelation 21:3, 4. Remember: God keeps His promises and it is impossible for God to lie!

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