Susan had worked as a field representative and supervisor for the Social Security Administration and later worked for Allsup, Inc.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luke J. and Margaret, nee Mavis, Gaule; a sister, Patty Gaule; a sister-in-law, Sharon Hoffmann; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ehrhardt Jr. and Marjorie, nee Hofmeister, Hoffmann.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Jerry Hoffmann, whom she married May 8, 1982;
a brother, Luke Lee (Susan) Gaule;
a sister, Sandy (Ed) Berry;
two brothers-in-law, James (Judy) Hoffmann,
and Jay Hoffmann;
a sister-in-law, Judith (Richard) Drazen;
nephews and a niece, David Gaule, Jason (Brittany) Berry,
and Leslie, Adam, Austin, Bradley Hoffmann;
and an aunt, Barbara Hoffmann.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society or to Stray Rescue of St. Louis. Condolences may be expressed online at www.rennerfh.com.
As a final act of kindness, Susan donated her body to science.