Susan Marie “Susie” Kapellen, age 66, of Elkhart Lake, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2017 at Sharon S. Richardson Hospice Facility, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Neenah on March 14, 1951, daughter of Marie (Dingledien) McCoy and the late Orvin Eake and the late James McCoy.

She attended grade school at St. Mary’s in Sheboygan Falls and graduated from Sheboygan Falls High School in 1969. Susie also earned her associate degree in Marketing from LTC.

Susie worked at the Osthoff in accounting for many years, retiring last year.

On July 28, 1972, she married Steve Kapellen at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sheboygan Falls. The couple resided in Elkhart Lake since their marriage.

She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Elkhart Lake.

Susie enjoyed traveling, golfing, going to casinos, and spending time with her loving family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her Husband: Steve of Elkhart Lake; Two Children: Jennifer Marie Kapellen (Fiancé: Mario Guerra), Jessica Rae (Jason) Feider; Grandchildren: Emilie Christine (Luis) Torres, Benjamin Stephen Feider, Joseph Parker Feider, Olivia Mae Feider, Elliott James Feider; Mother: Marie McCoy; One Great-granddaughter: Maya Christine Torres; Four Brothers: Tom (Debbie) Eake, Roger (Pam) McCoy, Randy (Kay) McCoy, Robin (Dee) McCoy; and Brother-in-law: Tom (Judy) Kapellen.

Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Proceeded in death by her Fathers: Orvin Eake and James McCoy, and father and mother-in-law: Ray and Ruth Kapellen.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday evening (July 28, 2017) at 6:00 P.M. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Elkhart Lake. Father John Schreiter will officiate. Cremation will take place following the Services.

Visitation will take place at CHURCH on Friday (July 28) from 4:00 P.M. until time of Service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Susie’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit

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