Susan M. Caudle

  • Born: February 4, 1970
  • Died: July 31, 2017
  • Location: Washington, Illinois

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

500 N 4th St
Pekin, IL 61554

Tel. (309) 346-2176

Tribute & Message From The Family


WASHINGTON ~ Susan Marie Caudle, 47, of Washington, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Born February 4, 1970 in Pekin to Eugene Charles “Gene” and Betty (Delahunt) Starcevich, she married Paul E. Caudle on July 17, 1993 in Pekin.  He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Morgan Marie Caudle; two sons, Chase Eugene Caudle and Gage Edward Caudle, all of Washington; one sister, Connie Starcevich of Pekin; three brothers, Richard Starcevich of East Peoria, Rod (Kathy) Starcevich of Orlando, Florida and Charles “Tony” (Cherie) Starcevich of Pekin.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Susan was a 1988 graduate of Pekin Community High School.

She had been a certified Optician for several Pekin / Peoria eye care specialists.  She last worked for Dr. Wilson in Peoria in 2014.

Susan had enjoyed camping, reading, tanning, swimming, shopping, cookouts and motorcycle rides.  She loved going to her kid’s school and sporting activities.  She was a talker and a very social and kind hearted person who was very loved. 

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor Randy Justus will officiate.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.  Entombment will be in the Glendale Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Pekin. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a memorial fund for her children at Sunnyland Community Bank, 2301 Washington Road, Washington, IL 61571.

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