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Susan Chavez

July 3, 1927 – Nov. 3, 2019

Susan Chavez, Pierce resident, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born on Sunday, July 3, 1927 to Robert and Nola Grotts in Wetumka, Oklahoma. On Saturday, May 19, 1956, she married the love of her life, Conrad Chavez in Bosque Farms, New Mexico, spending 61 beautiful years together.

Susan worked as a secretary for a construction company in Ceres, California for many years. In 1991, Susan and Conrad retired and moved to the Pierce area where they became cattle ranchers on 450 acres. Their son, Anthony later joined them in Pierce where he also enjoyed ranching along with his mother and father.

Susan loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing on the ponds and lake.

She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.

Susan was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Conrad Chavez.

She is lovingly survived by her sons, Anthony Christopher Chavez of Pierce and Michael Conrad Chavez and his wife Venessa of Australia.

Susan is also survived by her granddaughter, Isabella, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other extended family and a lifetime of friends.

At the time of her death, Susan’s wish was to be cremated and her ashes scattered on the hillside of the land that she loved so much.

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The family of Susan Chavez entrusted her care, services and cremation to John & Kim Garrett and the dedicated staff of Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service 311 SW 2nd Checotah, OK 74426 (918) 473-2244.

McIntosh County Democrat

300-A S. Broadway
Checotah, OK 74426
(918) 473-2313