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Peña, Susan Ellen

Peña, Susan Ellen

July 3, 1968 — May 24, 2018

Susan Ellen Peña, 49, of Liberty, MO, passed away unexpectedly on May 24, 2018, at Liberty Hospital. The Rosary will be said at 9:30 am, visitation following until 11 am, and Mass of Christian burial beginning at 11:00 am, on Thursday, May 31, at St. James Catholic Church, Liberty. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Kidney Foundation.

Susan was born July 3, 1968, in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of Euvense M. and Bertha (Caudillo) Peña. Her parents preceded her in death. She received Associate's degrees from Penn Valley Community College and from TAD Technical Institute. Susan was a Senior Mechanical Designer for Black and Veatch, and most recently for URS Corporation until her health no longer permitted. Susan was a member of St. James Parish. She also volunteered at Our Lady of Peace Parish and for Habitat for Humanity.

Survivors include her siblings, Benito Hernandez (Renee), Olga Zavala (David), Sonia Peña and Jessica Peña; nieces and nephew, Nicole Hernandez (and her daughter Cassidy), Tony Hernandez (his daughter due in July), Alex Zavala, Sabrina Zavala and Victorya Zavala; as well as many other family members and friends who will miss her greatly.

Service Information

Mass of Christian burial: 11AM, Thursday, May 31, 2018 at St. James Catholic Church

Visitation: 9:30-11AM, Thursday, May 31, 2018 at St. James Catholic Church

Peña, Susan Ellen's Guestbook

So sorry for your loss

Caroline Calley

Olga, Sonia and Jessica so sorry to hear about Susie I am praying for your comfort and thinking of you all Cha Cha

Mary Ellen Juarez Calderon

Susie my dear cousin words cannot express my thoughts of you and what your sisters are going through. You were one of my favorite. We traveled together and made each other laugh and cry. I admired your strength and your wit. You’ve been through more than most women your age. I will truly and unbearably miss you with all my heart. I know your with your parents again and I know they welcomed you with open arms. Please hug my Dad for me. It’s your final trip my cousin I hope you are truly happy and smiling down on all of us that love you. I will forever love you and think of you often. Hugs and kisses. 💋

Rosemary Pena Britton

Olga, Sonia, and Jessica, Primas, our hearts are deeply saddened by the passing of Susie. Please know that we are with you all in prayer during these moments. We love you, Rafa, Martha and family

Rafael and Martha Ramirez

Jessica I am saddened to hear of the passing of Susan. I remember our days of Fashion Bug and the times when she would come up during friend's and family evenings. I love you all and know that Susan is now resting well in the arms of our Lord and Saviour!!! Love You, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Bowens

Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss. I hope you find comfort and joy recalling your loving and silly memories with Susan.

Brooke Davolt

Sonia and family , I know what a profound loss this is for you, In comfort I believe Susan is now your angel looking over her sisters along with her mom and dad . I wish peace and comfort to you and your family.

Pamela Harshaw

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.

Billy and Sandy Brewer

Susan was a wonderful person - she is greatly missed...

David Shimp

BESTIE SONIA OLGA & JESSICA I AM IN SHOCK & SPEECHLESS OF SUSAN PASSING GOD NEEDED ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL ANGEL SUSAN NOW SHE IS YOUR BEAUTIFUL ANGEL SUSAN WATCHING & PROTECTING ALL OF YOU SHE IS WITH YOUR MOMMA BERTHA & DAD VINCE THEY PROBABLY MET HER AT THE GATE OF HEAVEN I HOPE & PRAY ALL THE BEAUTIFUL MOMENTS PICS AN BEAUTIFUL TIMES WITH HER WILL HELP YOU GET THRU YOUR GRIEF BELIEVE ME I KNOW ITS HARD NOT EASY BEEN THERE DONE THAT AN STILL CARRY A BIG WHOLE IN MY HEART I AM SENDING HUGS & KISSES TO ALL OF YOU & UR BABIES

STELLE & JOE OJEDA & FAMILY

Olga, Sonia & Jessica I am so sorry to hear about Susan. My heart goes out to you and your family. I will always remember her laugh and her cute dimples. She was such a sweetheart and will be missed !!! All my love. Beverly

Beverly J West

So sorry for your loss, Susan will be missed and was such a great lady. My heart is sadden.

Michelle (Sharp) Taylor

We are very deeply saddened by your loss! Your family and close friends will remain in our prayers and Susan will forever remain in our hearts❤.

Lisa Vargas & family

So sorry for your loss.. She was such a wonderful person..

Margie (Quintanilla) Whitney

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Pena family. may she rest in peace

Rosemary Chacon

To Susans family I send condolences in your loss. Susan was one of the funniest, orneriest, best employee I worked with at UMB. Way to young to be gone. Love & Prayers to you all 💔

Jackie (Douglas) Kelley

I was bless to work with Susan for many years. Her smile and laughter always made things brighter. May the memories of the good time with Susan provide you comfort and joy.

Samuel Paul Hanlin

So very sorry. She was a very gentle lady. We loved her and all you girls. She loved her sisters and niece's a lot. She will always be watching over you from heaven.

John Gloria Gonzalez

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