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Susan BaDour


Susan Jean BaDour, age 61, of Georgetown, Texas, died Sunday, January 26, 2003, in Georgetown after a four-year battle with metastatic melanoma.

She was born on June 1, 1941, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to Herman and Edna Engebretson. She married John BaDour on September 1, 1962, in Eau Claire. Susan worked as a radiological technician for the Georgetown Medical Center before her retirement on February 1, 2002. She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church in Georgetown, the Berry Creek Women's Golf Association, a local bridge group and the American Association of Radiological Technicians. Sue leaves behind many friends in Wyoming, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota and Texas. She was a true friend to everybody she encountered. Her ability to listen and not judge is one of the many unique qualities that will be missed by all. Sue's star will shine brightly upon those that she loved and was loved by for the rest of eternity. Heaven has truly gained an angel.

Susan is survived by her husband, John BaDour of Georgetown; one daughter, Cathi BaDour of Leander, Tex.; two sons, Tim BaDour and wife Traci of Richardson, Tex.., Brian BaDour and fiancée Stephanie French; two grandsons, Anthony and Mason; one granddaughter, Madison; mother, Edna Engebretson of Eau Claire; two brothers, Jim Engebretson and wife Elizabeth of Scottsdale, Ariz., Jack Engebretson and wife Senie of Lavonia, Mich.; one sister, Mary Andreotti and husband Allan of St. Cloud, Minn.; and numerous nieces and nephews who will cherish her memory.

Visitation will be held today at 6 p.m. at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel in Georgetown. Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2003, at St. Helen Catholic Church in Georgetown with Father Michael Mulvey as celebrant. Burial will be held at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Georgetown.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mark Townsend, John Yoss, Ron Gaddy, Bill Revering, Billy Dowtin and Dan Gilbert.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Helen Catholic Church Building Fund, 2700 East University Avenue, Georgetown, Texas 70626, or to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements made by The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1727, Georgetown, Texas 78627.