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Susan Roxanne Baugher-Poelstra, 47, Ottawa, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, after a short illness.  

Susan was cremated. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Cherry Street Wesleyan Church, 933 N. Cherry St., Ottawa.

She was born Sept. 23, 1965, in Ottawa to Glen and Sharon (Norton) Baugher.

A lifelong Ottawa resident, she graduated from Ottawa High School and attended Ottawa University. She most recently received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Neosho County Community College, Ottawa.  

She married Jeffrey Poelstra April 1, 1994. They later divorced.   

Susan was known by many in Ottawa as a server at Old 56 Restaurant.   

She was preceded in death by her parents, Glen and Sharon Baugher; and a sister, Glenna Kay.

Survivors include her sons, Joshua Garr and Christian Poelstra, both of Ottawa; sister, Pamela and husband, Darren Powers; and niece, Ashley, Lawrence; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Susan Baugher Memorial Fund through Pam Powers, 1029 Prescott Drive, Lawrence KS 66049 or left at the church.

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