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Susan Joy Kaiser

December 15, 1957 - October 01, 2017

Susan Joy Kaiser (nee Jendusa), age 59, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1990, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. She was born on December 15, 1957 in Milwaukee, WI.

Beloved wife of Thomas A. Kaiser, whom she married September 5, 1981,  loving mother of Kristen (Jacob) Seymour, Lauren Kaiser and Amanda Kaiser, devoted daughter of Provie and the late Robert Jendusa, dear sister of Robert, Jr. (Kathy) Jendusa, Lawrence (Renee) Jendusa, Sandra (Vincent) Abatemarco and Debra  (Robert) Riedl, daughter-in-law of Herbert and the late Patricia Kaiser, sister-in-law of John (Jacqueline) Kaiser, Mary Lou Sharpe, Kathy (Thomas) Yoss and Victoria (Timothy) Donohue, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt, and friend of many.

Susan grew up in Milwaukee and was a graduate of Pius XI High School, Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a BA in Education. She worked as a teacher for many years and was employed as the Events Coordinator with Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. Susan was a 27 year member of St. Raphael Catholic Church, Naperville. 

Our deepest thanks to Sue’s medical team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital headed by Drs.: John Lurain, Mark Agulnik, Jefferey Trunsky and Robert Nadler. We would also like to thank Susan Abbinanti PA-C and countless other cancer specialists and staff for supporting Sue’s journey.

Funeral Information

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, 3:00-9:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. 

Services will begin Saturday, October 7, 9:30 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd., Naperville. 

Interment to follow at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville.

 For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Sarcoma Research and Education Fund of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Donations may be made online by visiting Checks, made payable to Northwestern University, may be sent to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, attn: Elizabeth Gordon, 420 East Superior Street, 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611. Please include "in memory of Susan Kaiser" in the memo line of the check or online gift.

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Sarcoma Research & Education Fund of Northwestern Univer. Feinberg School of Med

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