Shamla, Susan Marie Our beloved wife, mother and sister, died September 23, 2022 at the age of 74 as the result of a tragic fall at home. Sue was born in Los Angeles, CA and attended high school at Bethlehem Academy in Faribault MN, where she grew up with her 3 sisters. She went on to graduate from St. Mary's Nursing as a registered nurse. She was skilled, took pride in obstetrics, and was known as a compassionate nurse who was devoted to serving the needs of her patients. She worked at old St. Marys, Glencoe Public and Fairview Southdale Hospitals. The Shamla family enjoyed their cabin on Lake Minnie Belle for over 50 years. Sue and Ben enjoyed taking road trips around the United States and Canada, attending concerts at Orchestra Hall, and shows at the Guthrie Theater. She also traveled to Spain and recently to Jerusalem. Loyal and trustworthy, Sue was a giver all her life and could be counted on to join with others in making the world a better place. Preceded in death by: parents William and Evelyn Routier, daughter Sarah, daughter-in-law Rebecca, sister Ann Routier, and brother-in-law John Shamla. Survived by: husband Bernard, son Nicolas, sisters Barbara Routier (Daniel Estrem) and Carol Jung, brother-in-law Charles Shamla, niece Elizabeth Friesen (Christan), nephews Richard Shamla (Heather) and Ryan Jung (Ivanna). Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 5071 Eden Ave, Edina, MN on October 12th at 11am. Visitation one hour prior to Mass. Private interment at Glencoe Catholic Cemetery. Memorial donations preferred to Catholic Charities, Twin Cities PBS or EWTN Catholic Television. Arrangements with Kandt-Tetrick Funeral Home 651-455-5352

Published on October 9, 2022

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