Susan Wray Bothof, 66, of Dexter, Mich., formerly of Nevada, Mo., and Litchfield, Minn., died Dec. 2, 2011, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Susan was born Dec. 3, 1944, in Litchfield, Minn., the daughter of Delbert and Dorathy (West) Carlson. On Dec. 25, 1965, in Litchfield, she married her loving husband of almost 46 years, Kenneth Bothof.
Susan was a realtor for many years and a member of several garden clubs. In addition to her husband, Ken, survivors include her daughters, Catherine Bothof of Stillwater, Minn., and Karen (Michael) Magdich of Hamburg Twp., Mich.; two grandchildren, Maxwell and Alexandra; her mother, Dorathy Carlson of Litchfield; sister, Vicki (Steve) Peters; brothers, Dennis (Jean), Brian (Carol) and David Carlson; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. The family will gather with friends beginning at 10 a.m.