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Susan Carolyn (Burnham) Telander

Susan Carolyn (Burnham) Telander

Susan Carolyn Telander, age 66, of Chaska, MN, died Saturday, November 30, 2013, at Auburn Manor Care Center, Chaska, MN.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, December 12, 2013, 11:00 AM at Shepherd of the Hill Presbyterian Church, 145 Engler Blvd., Chaska, with The Reverend Gordon Stewart officiating. The visitation will be Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 4-8 PM at the Bertas Funeral Home, 200 W. 3rd St., Chaska, and also one hour prior to the service at church. The burial will be at Hersey Cemetery on Saturday, December 14, in Brewster, MN. The casketbearers will be her children.

Susan was born June 25, 1947 in Worthington, MN, to Donald and Mary (Roberts) Burnham, one of three children. She was baptized and confirmed at First Presbyterian Church in Brewster, MN, and also graduated from Brewster High School. She has been a resident of Chaska for 40 years and provided in home daycare to many children who considered her "mom". She was a member of Shepherd of the Hill Presbyterian Church and also loved to sing. Susan was preceded in death by husband, Brian and father, Donald Burnham.

Survivors include her children, Keith Knapp, of Jordan, April (Norman) Hull, of Jordan, Paul (Nikki) Telander, of Chanhassen, Parry (Karen) Telander, of Byron, Peter Telander, of New Hope; mother Mary Burnham, of Brewster; grandchildren, Anthony, Blake, Casey, and Aleigha Hull, Lyla, Josiah, Jonah, Jeremiah, and Lydia Telander; sister, Sandy (Doug) Busch, of Lakefield; brother, Bruce Burnham, of Brewster.

Funeral arrangements were with the Bertas Funeral Home of Chaska, MN.