Susan F. Shepherd (83) of Toledo


Published on June 7 2012 3:53 pm

Susan F. Shepherd, 83, of Toledo, Illinois died at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at the Odd Fellow Rebekah Home in Mattoon.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo. Visitation will be held one hour before services at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be expressed at

Susan was born April 9, 1929 in Toledo, to William Oscar and Susan Clara (Fritts) Shepherd. She graduated from Toledo High School in 1948. She worked as a telephone operator for many years. She was the Food Services Director at Lake Land College where she retired in 1987. Susan volunteered at Lincoln Log Cabin for many years. She enjoyed many trips with LLC students over the years which included whitewater rafting and archeological digs. She went fishing and hunting whenever she could. She loved family gatherings and the outdoors. Susan was a longtime member of the Rebekah's.

Susan is survived by sisters-in-law, Wanda Shepherd of Toledo and Winona Shepherd of Charleston and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Roscoe, Oscar, Jack and William Shepherd and sisters, Adelma Endicott and Lois Wise.