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Susan Dix

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Susan J. Dix, 61, LaHarpe, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at her home.
Susan was born Aug. 5, 1952, in Iola, the daughter of Van and Juanita Mae (Henry) Dix. She graduated from Iola High School.
She married Rick Shafer and they made their home in western Kansas. They later divorced and she returned to Iola three years ago from Pittsburg. Susan worked as a cashier in several grocery stores.
Survivors are her daughter, Rebecca Anderson, Wichita; a son, Rick Shafer, Jr., North Carolina; one sister, Tonie Vest and husband Butch, LaHarpe; three brothers, Raymond Dix and wife, Mary Ellen, Iola, Tom Dix, Korea, and John Dix and wife, Viva, Jerome, Mo.; and seven grandchildren.
 Friends and family will gather for visitation at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, before leaving for Highland Cemetery in Iola for graveside services at 2:30 p.m.
Memorials can be made to Allen County Hospice and left with the chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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