Susan Proxmire


PAULDING -- Susan Jo (Lotz) Proxmire, 69, died Sunday, January 26, 2014, at Parkview North Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on November 21, 1945, the daughter of Joseph F. and Allene S. (Schoppman) Lotz. She retired as an LPN in 2004 from The Gardens of Paulding (the former Hawthorn Court Nursing Home).

Susan is survived by two daughters, Tiffany (Keith) Theobald, Paulding, and Morgan (Bradley) Gantt, Charleston, S.C.; three grandsons, Isaiah, Tycen, and Harper; and two granddaughters, Raeanne and Abigail.

Her parents, Joseph and Allene (Schoppman) Lotz preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 30, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, with Rev. Ben Lowell officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 29, at Den Herder Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Health Professionals Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to

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