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Susan Rangel

November 26, 2016

Susan Llamas Rangel, 71, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at her home in Newton, KS. 

Born April 21, 1945 in Newton Kansas, she was the third daughter of seven children to Guadalupe Llamas and Marian (Saenz) Llamas.

Susan married John Micheal Rangel on December 26, 1968.

Susan was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  She enjoyed bowling, traveling across the country attending her children’s & grandchildren’s extracurricular activities, working jigsaw puzzles, frequenting the movie theater with husband John, listening to Ruben Ramos and smooth jazz.

Susan is survived by her husband John Rangel; her children Chris Rangel and his wife Melinda Rangel of Newton, KS, Tracie (Rangel) Greening and her husband Michael Greening of Goddard, KS and Taná (Rangel) Kelly and her husband Michael Kelly of Owasso, OK; her sister Mary Short and husband George Short of Wichita, Kansas, her brother Mark Llamas and his companion Gloria Arellano of Newton, Kansas; eight grandchildren Jenna (Rangel) Koerner, Jared Rangel, Michael Greening, Trey Greening, Gregory Greening, Matthew Rangel, Michael D. Kelly, and Mitchell Kelly and one great grandson Dominic Kelly.

She was preceded in death by her parents Guadalupe Llamas and Marian (Saenz) Llamas, brothers Guadalupe Llamas Jr., Phillip Llamas, Gary Llamas, and sister Rose (Llamas) Martinez.

Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Petersen Funeral Home, Newton, KS. All are invited to attend the rosary 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Newton, KS. The Family will greet friends following the Rosary. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Newton, KS.  Burial will be in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, KS immediately following the funeral mass.

Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association in care of Petersen Funeral Home. 



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23 thoughts on “Susan Rangel

  1. My beautiful mother. I love you so much. My heart aches. But it rejoices that you are no longer in pain. Your touch your voice your spirit is alive in my heart. Until we meet in paradise I love you.

  2. Such a Caring and Beautiful Soul. We love you Aunt Susan ..may you Rest and Rejoice in Paradise. Xavier, Dina, Jake and Mia Gutierrez

  3. To my sweet Rangel family,
    My prayers of peace are with you at this time-so sorry for your loss. I will remember Sue, as the gracious, kindhearted, gentle soul she was, and as the Saint she is now, with our Lord.

  4. Rest in peace classmate. John and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
    Gilbert and Irene Sandate
    Dallas, Texas

  5. Our sincere condolences to the Rangel family. We are saddened by the loss of Susan from this life, but rejoice that she will meet her Lord and Savior and be restored to perfect health. We are sorry to be out of town for the services, but our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  6. So sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mother. Her sweet spirit was always evident. God Bless you and keep in this sorrowful time.
    Love Terry, Valorie and Heidi Thaw

  7. You were a true Angel and will truly be missed, your body may be gone but you will never be far away. Let your love embrace everyone the way you have for so many in so many ways. I love you Aunt Susan.

  8. Aunt Susan you will be missed but not forgotten. Loved your Smile and laughter. Glad that your pain is over and your smile will continue in heaven. Peace be with you! Continuing my prayers for you and your family.

  9. Rest in Heaven sweet angel! Aunt Susan you will truly be missed! Uncle John, Chris, Tracie and Tana’, May God bring comfort during this hard time but most of all peace in your heart.

    Shannon, Kiarra, Maiyan and Malayah <3

  10. My deepest sympathies to my brother John, Chris, Tracie, Tana, spouses and grandchildren. Sue was a special woman and loved dearly by many. She was thoughtful, giving, and caring. Her loving spirit will continue to live always in our hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  11. Good Morning my Love. God said it was time my special faithful child. Come to me now so I can give you your beautiful spiritual body and take away your many pains. Let me take care of your loving family now. Rest now in my heart. My heart is broken and will long for you the rest of my life. Love you eternally. Don’t worry I will take care of your children. Love, John

  12. Prayers for the Rangel family. Lots of fun times shared with Susan during our years at Pratt and Lambert/Sherwin Williams. And boy did we love our “Grandy’s Chicken”!

  13. Thinking of my Uncle John and my cousins Chris, Tracy and Tana and their families.
    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Aunt Susan will always be remembered as a beautiful woman with a gentle smile and a big heart who adored her family and friends. I wish I could be there, but I hope you find comfort in knowing your extended family loves and cares for you all deeply and our thoughts and prayers are with you. ????

  14. Brother John and family, our deepest sympathy for your loss. Susan always had “that smile” so warm for all. Our prayers are with you all and for John, my brother who has prayed and loved Susan relentlessly . Such a beautiful soul.

  15. Such a sweet and much loved lady. Gone from this world but onto her rewards with our Savior. Always to be cherished and remembered. Our hearts are with the entire family.

    Joe and Brenda Llamas

  16. To John and family, my deepest sympathies. I know how much love was shared between you and Susan, let that love support you in your time of need.

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