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Susan Mabel Dodenhoff
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  • St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Capital Campaign Fund
    405 King Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Susan played an important role in the life of my family, influencing my siblings during...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lorelei Cotton Faucette - GA

“Anne,I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of your beloved twin sister, Susan. I have the fondest of memories of you both in school. I remember...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Helene Goldberg Scharff - Atlanta, GA

“Ann, Just wanted to add my prayer for Susan that she is at peace with our Lord and to let you know we former Rivers Bears are all still one family in...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Larry Fisk

“Dear AnneI send my deepest sympathies to you and your mother. I remember Susan so well from our classes at Rivers High School. She was so sweet and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Margie Weiss Marfori - VA

“I am so sorry to hear of Susan's passing. She was a very sweet person who always had a warm smile for everyone. I had the honor of teaching next door...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Donna O'Neal - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Susan was a fantastic substitute worker in the Charleston County Public Library for years. I knew her from her work in the South Carolina Room. We...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Marianne Cawley - SC

“Dear Anne and CarolineOn behalf of the Rebecca Motte chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, please accept our deepest sympathies on the...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mickey Sieracki - Charleston, SC


Susan Mabel Dodenhoff, 73, of Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest Saturday, March 4, 2017. Her funeral service will be held at the graveside Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in Magnolia Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Downtown Chapel.

Susan was born May 10, 1943 in Charleston, SC, a daughter of the late Colden Matthews Dodenhoff and Caroline Bruggemann Dodenhoff. She was a lifetime member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, a member of the Daughters of the King, and a member of Circle 4 St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Women of the ELCA. Susan was a member of the National Society of United States Daughters of 1812, the National Society of Daughters of the American Colonists, the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, and the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from Winthrop College and her Master's Degree from the College of Charleston. Susan was a retired public school teacher of 30 years. She played the violin and soprano recorder; was a master basket maker; and was a weaver and jewelry maker.

She is survived by her mother, Caroline; and her twin sister, Anne Estelle Dodenhoff of Charleston. She was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Elizabeth Dodenhoff.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Capital Campaign Fund, 405 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403.