Carol J. “Susie” Kreider (Buttjer), 71, died peacefully surrounded by her family at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday October 26, 2018, at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 4th St SE, with Pastor Sid Bohls officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service time at the church.
Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery - Rockford.
Carol was born on February 12, 1947 in Charles City, Iowa, to Maurice and Viola (Schuster) Buttjer. She graduated with high honors from Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock High School in 1965. She earned her cosmetology license from LaJames College in Mason City and worked as a beautician for over 40 years. She married her high school sweetheart, Dennis Kreider, in 1967. They had two daughters, Kristin and Kari. Carol enjoyed going on family fishing trips, singing in the church choir, and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.
Those thankful for having shared in Carol’s life include her husband Dennis; two daughters Kristin (Brian) McHenry of Clear Lake, Kari (Jason) Christenson of Clear Lake; three grandchildren: Ashley Mattson, Ethan McHenry, Erik McHenry; sister Darlys Kopisch of Fremont, NE; brother Alan (Janet) Buttjer of Rockford; sister-in-law Kendra (Lon) Peterson of Rockwell; nieces: Rhonda Buttjer, Kelly (John) Burke, Jessica (Jeff) Tierney and her nephew Scott (Deanna) Kopisch.
Carol was proceeded in death by her parents, in-laws Kenneth and Lorretta Kreider, and her brother-in-law Larry Kopisch.