Skip to content

Susan West – Metz Mortuary

    Susan West
    Susan Marie West, age 45 of York, NE, died Thursday, November 5, 2020 in Lincoln after a courageous four-year battle with ALS. She was born November 3, 1975 to Cordell and Evelyn (Doak) Lewis at Dayton, OH. On June 15, 1996 Susan was united in marriage to Jeff West at York.

    ​Susan was a proud mother and wife. She was an office manager at Firefox Rescue Equipment. Susan also waited tables part-time. Susan enjoyed antique shopping, trivia, history, reading and music. She loved making people happy.  Susan was generous and a very selfless person. She was an advocate for the research and raising awareness for those who have ALS.

    Surviving is her husband Jeff West of York, NE, daughters Hali West of Kearney, NE and Trini West of Omaha, NE, son Logan West of York, sisters Brenda (Greg) Saltzman of Lushton, NE, Teresa Lewis of York, NE, Karen Williamson of Jacksonville, FL, and Connie (Mark) Amidon of Missouri Valley, IA, and brother Charles Lewis of York. She is also survived by her nieces, Jenn Anderson, Amber Williams, Lisa Koontz, Andrea Norquest, nephews Eric Pfeffer, David Anderson, Cody Williams, and Paul Pfeffer, mother-in-law Gladys West and step mother Helen Lewis of Pleasant Hill, TN. Susan is also survived by numerous cousins, extended family and friends.

    Susan was preceded in death by her parents.

    Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the Holthus Convention Center, York with the Reverend Megan Claussen officiating. Cremation, no viewing or visitation. Private family inurnment at later date. Susan’s service will be broadcast live on Metz Mortuary’s Facebook page. COVID 19 Funeral Guidelines will be implemented with 25% occupancy, 6 feet separation between family units, and masks required. Memorials can be sent to ALS in the Heartland. 

      Leave condolences for the family below.