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Susan J. Butler
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Obituary for Susan J. Butler

Susan J. Butler, age 75, a life-long resident of Dover, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018, in Country Club Retirement Center.

Born June 1, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Betty Young Steely. Susan graduated from Dover High School, and, on May 31, 1963, married Harry W. Butler. The couple reared two daughters and shared nearly fifty-five years of marriage prior to Harry’s passing on May 5 of this year.

Susan was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Reliable Rebekah Lodge and the Homemakers Club, all of Dover. She especially enjoyed being a grandmother. Susan liked to play cards and belonged to several card clubs.

Survivors include her daughter, Becky (Greg) Marsh of Dover; her six grandchildren, Ryker (Kara), Lucas and Lexus Marsh, Taylor (Zach) Rafter, Christine and Jonathon Cedarville; and her sister, Barb (Mike) Roadruck of Toledo.

In addition to her parents, and her husband, Harry, Susan was preceded in death by her daughter, Bettie Ann Cedarville.

A funeral service will be held Monday, August 13, at 1:30 p.m., in Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Donald L. Rice Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Dover Burial Park. Following the committal, there will be a lunch in the church’s social hall. Family and friends are invited to call at the church on Monday, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. To sign an online guestbook and share a fond memory of Susan, please visit the obituaries link on the Toland-Herzig website.

The family suggests that contributions in Susan’s name be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church

216 N. Wooster Ave.
Dover, OH 44622





1:30 PM
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church

216 N. Wooster Ave.
Dover, OH 44622

Cemetery Details


Dover Burial Park

5651 N Wooster Ave
Dover, OH 44622

Memorial Contribution

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW.
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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