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Suzanne Mader

February 4, 1928 — June 21, 2023


Suzanne Scott Mader died peacefully in her home in Arvada, Colorado on June 21, 2023 at the age of 95.

Born February 4, 1928 in Tekamah, Nebraska, Suzanne was the daughter of Dr. David C. Scott and Dorothy (Thompson) Scott.

Suzanne was a 1945 graduate of Tekamah High School and after attending business school in Omaha, Nebraska, worked as a secretary for the Omaha National Bank.  It was during this time, she met, and, ultimately married Walter E. Mader, Jr. of Omaha on October 3, 1954.

Shortly after marrying, Suzanne and Walter moved to Washington, D.C., where Suzanne worked for the U.S. Independent Telephone Association.  After 3 years in the nation’s capital, Suzanne and Walter made their way through St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri before making Arvada, Colorado their forever home in 1970.  It was in Arvada that Suzanne worked as a Teacher’s Aide at Peck Elementary School for 24 years.

Suzanne was an avid reader, loved the beach and her Florida vacations, shell collecting, and cruises.  She is preceded in death by her sisters Maribelle (Scott) Severine of Ft. Wayne, Indiana and Priscilla (Scott) Holm of Blair, Nebraska.

She is survived by her husband, Walter, son Walter E. Mader, III and his wife, Kristen (Bush) Mader, and daughter Amy Mader, along with 3 grandchildren, two nieces and a nephew. 

A memorial service will take place at Horan & McConaty in Arvada on July 24th at 11:30 am.  Burial service will be private for the immediate family at Ft. Logan National Cemetery.

“This robe of flesh I’ll drop and rise
To seize the everlasting prize;
And shout, while passing through the air,
Farewell, farewell, sweet hour of prayer!” ~ William Walford, 1845

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Memorial Service

Monday, July 24, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Horan & McConaty Funeral Service and Cremation - Northwest/Arvada

7577 W 80th Ave, Arvada, CO 80003

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