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Susan Rangel

d. November 26, 2016

Susan Llamas Rangel, 71, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at her home in Newton, KS. 

Born April 21, 1945 in Newton Kansas, she was the third daughter of seven children to Guadalupe Llamas and Marian (Saenz) Llamas.

Susan married John Micheal Rangel on December 26, 1968.

Susan was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  She enjoyed bowling, traveling across the country attending her children’s & grandchildren’s extracurricular activities, working jigsaw puzzles, frequenting the movie theater with husband John, listening to Ruben Ramos and smooth jazz.

Susan is survived by her husband John Rangel; her children Chris Rangel and his wife Melinda Rangel of Newton, KS, Tracie (Rangel) Greening and her husband Michael Greening of Goddard, KS and Taná (Rangel) Kelly and her husband Michael Kelly of Owasso, OK; her sister Mary Short and husband George Short of Wichita, Kansas, her brother Mark Llamas and his companion Gloria Arellano of Newton, Kansas; eight grandchildren Jenna (Rangel) Koerner, Jared Rangel, Michael Greening, Trey Greening, Gregory Greening, Matthew Rangel, Michael D. Kelly, and Mitchell Kelly and one great grandson Dominic Kelly.

She was preceded in death by her parents Guadalupe Llamas and Marian (Saenz) Llamas, brothers Guadalupe Llamas Jr., Phillip Llamas, Gary Llamas, and sister Rose (Llamas) Martinez.

Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Petersen Funeral Home, Newton, KS. All are invited to attend the rosary 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Newton, KS. The Family will greet friends following the Rosary. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Newton, KS.  Burial will be in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, KS immediately following the funeral mass.

Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association in care of Petersen Funeral Home. 



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