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Ashmore, Susan

Susan Ashmore

Services: Have been held.

Susan Elizabeth Wenzel Ashmore, 59, of Morehead, Ky., died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky.

She was born on July 16, 1945, in Superior, Wis., to John and Evelyn Tan Wenzel of Esko, Minn.

She was a 1963 graduate of Lincoln High School in Esko and a 1967 graduate of the University of Minnesota. She worked with student publications at Eastern New Mexico University more than 25 years and was a member of the American Association of University Women and Eastern New Mexico University Women. She was also involved in KENW-TV (PBS), arts, music and drama. She participated in the Portales High School Parent Teacher Organization, band boosters, a university-based gourmet club and was editor of “Hookup,” a publication of the Morehead Area Habitat for Humanity, for about five years.

Survivors include her husband, Timothy M. Ashmore; a daughter, Alison Thompson of Norman, Okla.; a brother, Richard Wenzel of Allensville, Ky.; a sister, Rosemary Wenzel West of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren, Andrew and Elizabeth Thompson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Faculty Women at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.

Arrangements were by Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals of Morehead, Ky.