Susan “Susie” Irene Criss of Okanogan died at home on Feb. 13, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 4, 1954 in Renton, Wash., to Peter and Charlee Whetham.
She attended high school in Auburn and graduated from beauty school.
She had been a beautician for 35 years and had lived in Okanogan for 30 years.
Susie was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Okanogan.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph Criss; her brother, Peter Whetham and family; and her aunt, Derla Whetham and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlee and Peter Whetham; and her sister, Carla Whetham.
There will be a celebration of life at the Eagles Lodge in Okanogan at a later date.