Susan Jane Taylor, 86, passed away on July 1, 2023. She was born July 11, 1936, to Frank Chase Taylor and Jean Frances Eudey Taylor in New York City, New York. She married LeRoy Lisenbee in 1954, together they had 3 children Kim Lisenbee, Jan Lisenbee and Ron Taylor Lisenbee. They were later divorced, and he preceded her in death. Susan is survived by her 3 children and her sister Marguerite “Margie” Taylor Weed, her Grandchildren Cassandra Bright, Brooke Taylor BrandSmith, Kellen Flynn Smith, Linnea Trane, Nathan Lisenbee and Chase Lisenbee, great-grandchildren Taylor McAffee, Mason Pelch, Brenna “Mars” Bright and Julian Trane, and one great-great grandchild Holly Pelch. She was preceded in death by her parents, her ex-husband, her brother Douglas Chase Taylor and her daughter in law Monica Lisenbee.

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Susan took it upon herself to write her own obituary, these are her words:

Dear Family & Friends,

I want to thank my beloved children, my extended family, and wonderful friends for the tremendous outpouring of love and support you have always shown me. I have been overwhelmed by your kindness and love.

I have been so blessed to have had the love of my three amazing, smart, funny, and spiritual children, Kim, Jan and Ron and former beautiful daughter-in-law Monica. All of which have been such beautiful souls. I want to thank them for their love and support throughout my life, and for giving me the greatest gifts ever, my treasured grandchildren! They have been like shining stars in my life, and I loved every single minute spent with them. They were surely one of the greatest joys in my life.

I give thanks to my sweet sister Margie, who has always been so kind, generous, giving, caring and funny. Thank you, Margie.

A thank you to my loving, wonderful extended family, my nieces, and nephews. Always here with a funny joke or a good story. And last but certainly not least, my extra special, wonderful, fabulous friends! They have been my divine playmates. You filled my life with great times, fun, and adventures.

A “special shout-out” to Gwen, who has helped, and taken care of me in a hundred different ways. Life would have been much tougher without her in it, and never as good. I have been blessed with all my friendships, and I thank you all for coming on this journey with me. Thanks for all the memories. I love you all.

A Memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at Memorial Murray Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, Murray, Utah, 84123.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memorial Murray Mortuary
5850 South 900 East
Murray, UT 84121

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Memorial Murray Mortuary
5850 S 900 E
Murray, UT

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Jul 19, 2023

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Guestbook

Sue radiated love and joy with her beautiful smile and kind heart. I had the pleasure of working and playing with Sue for 15 years and it's an honor to call her a friend. She was such a delight to be around! May she rest in peace and you all find peace in her absence. Lea

Lea Warner , Boyd, TX, US Jul 26, 2023

Thank you Lea, She was wonderful and so glad she was our mother. How lucky is that !!

Hopefully we will see you at her celebration

She is our beautiful Angel now.

Jan Aug 01, 2023

Thank you Lea, She was wonderful and so glad she was our mother. How lucky is that !!

Hopefully we will see you at her celebration

She is our beautiful Angel now.

Jan Aug 01, 2023

Dear Kim, Jan and Ron,

So sorry for the loss of your mother Sue, I remember her well from my younger days,

she was quite a lady.

Uncle Bobby

Bob Walk , Battle Mountain, NV, US Jul 21, 2023

Uncle Bob !! Thank you so much for reaching out. She was a amazing women, so lucky to have her in my life. I hope you can come so we can see you !!

Jan Jul 23, 2023

Dear Kim, Jan and Ron,

So sorry for the loss of your mother Sue, I remember her well from my younger days,

she was quite a lady.

Uncle Bobby

Bob Walk , Battle Mountain, NV, US Jul 21, 2023

Dear Kim, Jan and Ron,

So sorry for the loss of your mother Sue, I remember her well from my younger days,

she was quite a lady.

Uncle Bobby

Bob Walk , Battle Mountain, NV, US Jul 21, 2023

Love you Sue! And my sincerest sympathies to your family! You were always a sweet and loving person.

Cari Lyn Hall Jul 20, 2023

Love you Sue! And my sincerest sympathies to your family! You were always a sweet and loving person.

Cari Lyn Hall Jul 20, 2023

Love you Sue! And my sincerest sympathies to your family! You were always a sweet and loving person.

Cari Lyn Hall Jul 20, 2023

So privileged to have Sue as a friend

Phoebe Anderson , Murray, UT, US Jul 20, 2023

Thanks Phoebe !! You have been such a wonderful friend to my mom….thank you for all you have done for her…we LOVE you

Jan Jul 23, 2023

Thanks Phoebe !! You have been such a wonderful friend to my mom….thank you for all you have done for her…we LOVE you

Jan Jul 23, 2023

Timeline


  • 1930
  • Jan 1, 1938

    Susan approximately, two years old

  • Jan 1, 1939

    Susan age 3

  • Jan 1, 1939

  • 1939

    Margie, Susan and Doug, Christmas 1939

  • 1940
  • 1940

    Susan and her brother Doug, 1940

  • 1940

    Susan age 10, with her sister, brother and mother

  • 1946

    Brother Doug, sister Margie and Susan, age 10

  • 1960
  • 1962

    Susan with her daughters Jan and Kim

  • 1980
  • Nov 1980

    Susan with her mother and sister.

  • 1982

    Susan with her daughter Jan at the beach

  • 1984

    Susan with her friend Ann

  • 1984

    Susan and her granddaughter Brooke

  • 1985

    Susan with her grandchildren, Cassandra, Brooke and Kellen

  • 1987

    Susan with her daughter Jan and grandchildren Brooke and Linnea

  • 1987

    Susan with her children Jan and Ron

  • 1990
  • 1990

    Susan with her daughter-in-law Monica at the San Juan Islands

  • 1993

    The WH Freeman Group!

  • 1993

    San Juan Islands

  • 1993

    Gwen, Mary, Sue and Anne

  • 1996

    Susan and Chase

  • 1999

    Susan with her friend Gwen

  • 2000
  • 2000

    Susan with her friend Mary

  • 2002

    Susan with her granddaughter Cassandra at her nursing graduation

  • 2006

    Susan with granddaughter Taylor

  • Jul 2006

    Susan and her grandson Nathan

  • Jul 2006

    Susan with her grandchildren,

  • Jul 2006

    Susan with her grandson Kellen

  • 2010
  • 2013

    Susan and her friend Annette

  • 2013

    WH Freeman

  • Jul 2013

    Susan and Gwen--- Gwen's birthday party

  • 2015

    Freeman Group various years

  • 2020
  • 2020

    Susan with Jan, Ron and Monica

  • 2020

    Susan and Cassandra at the pool

  • 2020

    Susan with granddaughter Brooke

  • 2020

    Susan with her grandchild Mars

  • 2020

    Susan with her granddaughter Linnea

  • 2020

    Susan and her friend Diane

  • 2020

    Susan and Peggy

  • 2022

    Susan with grandsons Nathan and Chase