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Susyn Keel

April 27, 1947 — April 27, 2021

Susyn Carol (Lehman) Keel, age 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021. Born on January 2nd, 1947, in Salt Lake City, Utah to William (Bill) Lehman Jr. and Carol Lehman. She was a wonderful wife, Mother, Stepmother, MIL, Grand Mother, Great Grand Mother, Sister, and Friend.

Susyn married Larry Dean Keel on March 12th, 1975 and their marriage was later solemnized in the Jordan River Temple. Susyn was Mother to three loving boys Jeff (Tad), Michael, and Scott (Lisa) Vance. She was also a Stepmother to Jessica Keel. Susyn has 7 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and was excitedly awaiting the birth of her seventh great grandchild.

She is survived by her brothers Brad (Shawna) Lehman, and Jon (Michelle) Lehman.; sons Michael Vance, Scott (Lisa) Vance.; son in law Tad Wada (Jason).

Susyn is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was the organist for the Hunter 11th ward for multiple years. She worked for and retired from the State of Utah after 34 years and 9 months.  She achieved one of her lifelong dreams of obtaining her bachelor’s degree when she graduated from Westminster University and was an amazing housewife and caregiver to her late husband through his battle with kidney failure. She loved to take care of her dogs, do puzzles, and attended a weekly book club. Susyn was a beautiful piano player and for many years loved to share her gift by teaching piano lessons to some of her grandkids and many of the neighborhood children.

She is proceeded in death by her parents William (Bill) Lehman Jr. and Carol Lehman; brother Kim Lehman; son Jeff Vance; husband Larry Dean Keel.

Susyn’s family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the care workers at Bellaview Assisted Living and Memory Care. The staff here took amazing care of her and made her feel comfortable. She especially adored her nurse, Curtis.

Due to Covid 19 family and close friends are welcome to attend graveside services at Elysian Gardens 1075 E 4580 S, Millcreek, UT 84117 on Friday, August 13th, 2021 with a viewing for 30 minutes prior to the services that will begin at 10:30.

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Friday, August 13, 2021

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