Obituary: Susan Atchison |

Obituary: Susan Atchison

by staff

A memorial service for Susan Kaye Atchison, 64, will be held today, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m at the Carson Valley Community Church, with Pastor Joel Berger officiating.

Mr. Atchison died on Feb. 15 at her Carson City residence.

She was born on Dec. 4, 1935, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to John and Dorothy Grover O’Neill.

A lifetime resident of Nevada, she graduated from Reno High School in 1953 and retired from the State of Nevada.

Mrs. Atchison was a life member of VFW Auxiliary #9211. She was an artist and enjoyed painting and working with ceramics.

Preceding her in death were her father, husband William Atchison and sister Bette Shannon.

Surviving are her mother Dorothy G. Christman of Carson City; son Sean E. Atchison of Sparks and daughter Colleen K. Logan of Vancouver, Wash.; brother Patrick Norton of Reno and sister Vickie Spruill of Winthrop, Wash.; and grandchildren Athena B. Logan and Nicholas A. Logan, both of Vancouver.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 21775, Carson City 89721.

Capitol City Cremation and Burial Society in Carson City handled arrangements.