Susan Elizabeth Porazil-Herman, 77, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Neb., from complications of an auto accident. Services were held Sept. 18 at St. Ludmila Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids. The family greeted friends Sept. 17 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include her children, Jill Herman of Lakewood, Colo., Joe Herman of Reno, Nev., and Jeffrey Herman of Denver, Colo.; sisters Marilynn Lampe of Cedar Rapids, Charlotte (Ron) Schope of Dubuque, and Marcia (Bob) Solem of Phoenix, Ariz.; brother-in-law, Jim Moore of North Liberty; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Susan was born Dec. 27, 1946, the daughter of Charles and Mary Ann (Koutnik) Porazil in Cedar Rapids. Susan attended St. Ludmila School, Regis High School and graduated from LaSalle High School in 1964. Susan retired from AEGON in 2011.
Susan was very active with St. Ludmila Catholic Church and St. Vincent DePaul Society, where she volunteered for many community projects. As a breast cancer survivor, she also was an active fundraiser for that cause.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in memory of Susan.
Please sign the online guest book for Susan at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.