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Susan Bryce

Susan J. Bryce, 72, of Lawton, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 3 at Holy Cross Parish St. Michael in Sioux City. Burial was in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Rock Valley, IA. Online condolences may be sent to

Susan, the daughter of Theodore and Irene (Wyffels) Ranschau, was born on March 14, 1946, in Rock Valley. She graduated from Rock Valley High School and attended Nettleton Business School.

Susan married Jerry Ofert in 1969. She later married Billy Bryce in 1989. Susan lived in Rock Valley and Sioux City for many years. She then moved to Pierson for 11 years before spending the last 15 years in Lawton.

Susan enjoyed working for Dr. Cummingham for 10 years. She then retired from Internal Medicine in Sioux City.

Susan enjoyed flowers and gardening, reading, baking, her pets, camping, and anything involving her family. She was a member of Holy Cross Parish St. Michael.

Susan is survived by her husband, Billy Bryce of Lawton; a son, Reesen Ofert of Lawton; a daughter, Nadine (Gary Rittel) Madsen of Yankton, S.D.; a granddaughter, Madison (Andrew) Davis of Williston, N.D.; sons Matthew (Tricia) Ofert of Omaha and Michael Ofert of Moville, Iowa; stepsons Risty (Wendy) Bryce of Onawa, Iowa, and Jamey Bryce of Sioux City; a brother, David (Barb) Ranschau of Sioux Falls, S.D.; a sister-in-law, Ruthanne Ranschau of Rock Valley; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charles Ranschau.

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