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1962 Susan 2021

Susan Lynn Berndt

August 15, 1962 — March 5, 2021

Susan Berndt, of La Crosse, WI, formerly of Blue Earth, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester on Friday, March 5, 2021 she was 58. 

Funeral service will be held at a later date, Patton Funeral Home ins entrusted with arrangements.

Susan Lynn Berndt, was the youngest of 5 daughters born to Arnold Victor and Viola Vera (Ehrich) Berndt on August 15, 1962 in Blue Earth.  She was raised and educated in Blue Earth, graduating from Blue Earth High School.  She went on to attend Mankato VoTech and then worked in Fairmont for a few years. She moved to La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1990 to be closer to family. Susan loved many things with her whole being. She loved to ride her bicycle and go to the swimming pool.  She loved walking the dog, Barkley. She loved her family and the many get-togethers they had. She also loved the casino and playing slot machines and she loved even more winning at the games.

Susan will be remembered for her big heart!; Her happy, friendly, and caring personality will be missed by all who knew her.

Susan is survived by her sisters, Carolyn (Perry) Sailor of Park Rapids, Margaret (Chuck) Sims of Rapid City, SD and Nancy Davenport of La Crosse, WI; a plethora of nieces and nephews; foster parents, John and Judy Burcham of La Crosse, WI; and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Susan is preceded in death by her sister Cathy Burgess.


"Susan sure knew how to make some mischief! But she was also one of sweetest people you could EVER know. For many years, she was a multi-sport athlete with Special Olympics, and she enjoyed taking tours with Able Trek Tours. She was a hard worker, too, and held several different jobs, at various businesses in the community throughout her life. Many peoples lives are better for having known her." 

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