Susan Joan Georgeson

January 19, 1941 ~ November 19, 2021

Susan Joan Georgeson, 80, of rural New Lisbon died on Friday Nov. 19, 2021, at Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon. Susan was the daughter of Fred and Mary Agnes (Keating) Selkey and was born on January 19, 1941, in Chicago, IL.

Susan J Selkey Georgeson 2Susan’s family later moved to the Clifton area. Susan attended the Clifton Corners Elementary and Tomah schools, later transferring to New Lisbon High School, graduating in 1959. She then moved to Milwaukee, where she worked with Milwaukee Opera Company while attending community college.

Susan was united in marriage to James L. Georgeson on Sept. 9, 1961, at St. James Catholic Church in Camp Douglas, WI. To this union seven children were born, and Susan became a homemaker —  always putting her family first. Susan was active in Juneau County 4-H and was proud to be the leader of Cheery 4-H club for nearly 30 years. She loved music and sang with the New Lisbon Choralbelles. She was a part of the Friends of Lone Rock School.

Susan is survived by her seven children; Laurie (Dave) Steinhoff of New Lisbon, Jeanne Scharff of Decatur IL, James D. (Tamme) Georgeson of Mauston WI, Thomas (Penny) Georgeson of New Lisbon, Daniel (Melissa) Georgeson of New Lisbon, William (Bobbi) Georgeson of Tomah, Barbara (Scott) Renner of Mauston, WI; 31 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and by her siblings Fred C. (Donna) Selkey of Palm Harbor, FL, Mary Ann Bodien of Portage, WI, Carl K. Selkey of Menomonee Falls, WI, Peter A. (Betsy) Selkey of St. Petersburg, FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James, sister Judy Waterbury, brother John Selkey, and grandson Garret Georgeson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday November 23, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church (408 W. River St.) in New Lisbon. Visitation will be at the church from noon until the service Tuesday. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery. The Hare Funeral Home is assisting the family with services. Online condolences are available at www.harefuneral