Susan Dennis Stadstad, 58, of Orem Utah, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020. She was born November 9, 1961 in Provo, Utah to John Doran Dennis and Florence Louise Roberts.
Susan was born with Down Syndrome and brought light and joy to all who knew her. She was very active in school and church activities, earning her young women’s medallion. She participated in the Special Olympics, earning more than 100 medals and ribbons. Susan could out bowl everyone who played her, loved to swim, and belonged to a clogging troop that performed all over Utah County.
After graduating from school, Susan work for Cove Point Retirement Village for many years. She then moved to Northeastern Services where she made many friends. For the past 4 years, she has attended Turn Community Services where she has enjoyed art classes, music activities, and lunch with her friends.
Susan moved into Orem Women’s Group Home with her lifelong friends after her mother passed away. Those were some of the happiest times of her life, living the dream with her girlfriends.
Susan is survived by her sister Meg Collins of Provo, Utah; Joe Faherty of Apple Valley, California, Judy Faherty Heaton of Honokaa, Hawaii; 8 nieces, 4 nephews, 14 grand-nieces, 19 grand- nephews, and a hand full of great-great’s.
Susan is proceeded in death by her mother and beloved stepfather, Florence and Curtis Stadstad.
A private memorial service will be held Saturday July 18, 2020 at Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street, Orem, Utah. Viewing will start at 9 am, memorial at 10 am. Burial will be at Orem City Cemetery,
Susan loved her family and friends, and looks forward to the time when we can all be together again. May God bless us all too that end.
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