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Susan F. Mason

Birth Date: December 19, 1948
Death Date: July 12, 2017

Susan F. Mason, 68, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital and is reunited with her son, Gary Mason, Jr., in heaven, who passed away November 12, 2016.
Susan was born December 19, 1948, in Decatur, the daughter of Oscar Herman and Jennie Mae (Borders) Gronkowski. She married Gary Spencer Mason, Sr. on January 17, 1966, in Mattoon, IL. She loved her career in sales. She was currently employed for many years at Striglos Office Supply, but began her career at Sattley’s Office Supply. Susan also loved to fish, attending all of her great- grandsons sporting events, but most of all, the love and joy her granddaughter and great-grandson brought to her was more than words could say.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Gary Mason, Sr. of Decatur; her daughter, Tracy Mason of Decatur; her granddaughter, Malissa and her husband Jake Markham of Oreana; her great-grandson, Mason Markham of Oreana; her two sisters, Nancy Rostek and Kathy Minott both of Decatur; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her son, Gary Spencer Mason, Jr.; her two sisters, Betty Finch and Barbara Gronkowski; her three brothers-in-laws, Jerry Rostek, John Minott and Neal Finch.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2017, at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the funeral home. The family has requested casual attire. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family or to the donor’s choice.
The family of Susan Mason is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

July 16, 2017
4:00 pm
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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July 17, 2017
1:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. what a sweet lady! She always would go the extra mile with the office supplies i needed! She was always a friendly face will be greatly missed! Prayers for peace for the family as they remember this special lady

  2. Sue and I worked together for years. She took care of getting my supplies for me at Parke Whse. She always went out of her way for us, stopping by once in awhile. She was the best and will be dearly missed. I loved talking to her. As long as Sue was there, nobody else was getting our business. My deepest sympathy to her family.
    Janice Ferguson

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