Susan E. Barkus, 62, of Rhinelander, died on March 8, 2012, in Rhinelander. She was born on Dec. 9, 1949, in Rhinelander, to Julius and Mary (Hmura) Barkus.
Susan was a lifelong resident of Rhinelander. She attended schools here, graduating from the Rhinelander High School in 1968. She loved animals, especially her dogs, cats and at one time, horses. She had been employed as a pet groomer for a number of years.
Susan is survived by her father Julius of King, her brother Jeffrey (Marcia) Barkus of Rhinelander, niece, nephew and grand niece and nephew. She was preceded by her mother.
Private family services will be held.
(Carlson Funeral Home)