Susan Ries, 64, of Eagle Bay, BC, formerly of Hartel, AB, passed away on August 10, 2017 at her home in BC. Born October 1, 1952, in Calgary, AB, to Harold and Margaret Larsen, Susan was the youngest of their 6 children.
She is survived by her daughter, Heather (Jeff), son Ryan (Bethan), her grandchildren Cilan and Marley, and her siblings Dereck (Yvonne), Loren, Leanne (Bill), and sister in law Helen.
Susan had a wonderful sense of humour, sharp wit, and eyes so kind and loving that everyone naturally gravitated toward her, particularly children and animals.
Susan took great pride in creating beautiful spaces that were both classy and comfortable. Her greatest joy came from entertaining friends and family in her home with delicious meals, lots of laughter, and most of all, love. Strangers who came into her life, left as friends.
Susan had an amazing gift to touch those she came in contact with, with a refreshing combination of lightness, love, and grace. Although her time on Earth ended unexpectedly, the beautiful memories she created, simply by being in her presence, will last for generations to come.
Her family invites you to come celebrate her life on August 24, 2017 at the Standard Community Hall 150 Yorick Avenue, Standard, AB from 1:30-4:00 pm
Online condolences may be forwarded to the family through Susan’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com