Eureka, SD-Liturgical Wake Service for Susan “Sue” Schock, 73, of Eureka will be 7:00 pm, Thursday, June 6, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Eureka. Rev. Fr. Tom Clement will officiate.
Sue died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital.
Susan Regina Thompson, daughter of R.C. and Ruth (Bee) Thompson was born August 29, 1945 in Weston, Lewis County, WV. This is where she grew up attending school and graduating from Lewis County High School. She worked in the bookkeeping and tax preparation industry and did this the majority of her life. Sue moved to Chadron, NE and worked as a bookkeeper for an auto parts store.
She was united in marriage to Lester “Les” Schock on December 29, 1989 in Custer, SD. They made their home in Rapid City, SD and then moved to Billings, MT in 1997 where she worked at a clothing store in the office doing sales and accounting work. Sue and Les semi-retired in 2004 and moved to Eureka. Sue worked at Avera Health Care Center, retiring in 2007.
Sue enjoyed working in her yard, landscaping and vegetable gardening. Her winters were filled with quilting and reading historical novels.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and former member of the Lions Club of Custer.
Sue is survived by her husband, Les and one brother, Rue Thompson of Buckhannon, WV.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one infant sister, Ruth.
Carlsen Funeral Home of Eureka has been entrusted with the arrangements.