Susan D. Weisenberger


July 27, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Susan D. Weisenberger, 68, rural Yates Center, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family.

Susan was born May 11, 1948, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of William and Helen (Bunten) Dvorachek. 

She grew up in Vienna, Va., and received her BS Degree from the University of Wisconsin, her RN Degree from the University of Massachusetts, worked on her Post-Baccalaureate in Architecture from the University of Vermont, and her Master’s Degree from Emporia State University. 

After working in photography and nursing, Susan became a mother and homemaker. After her sons were older, she pursued a career in Library Science and retired as Director of the Library at Neosho County Community College in Chanute.

Susan enjoyed gardening, woodworking, water color painting, environmental concerns and photography.

Her memberships include St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Rails to Trails and Southeast Kansas Library Association.

Survivors include her two sons, Daniel Weisenberger and wife Megan, Manhattan, and Matthew Weisenberger, Kansas City, Mo.; grandson William Weisenberger; three siblings, Peggy Richardson, Boulder, Colo., Nancy Brewer and husband Daryl, Lake Butler, Fla., and Harold Dvorachek and wife Cindy, Yates Center; seven nieces and nephews, Dana Lindstrom, Scott Haight, Joel Brewer, Erin Brewer, Anneke Brewer-Acree, Dorothy Larson and Andrew Dvorachek; and her devoted friend, Pat Haire.

She will be greatly missed by her friends and family.

The family will host a Celebration Of Life at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Iola. Memorials are suggested to Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF). 

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service of Iola assisted the family. 


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