Susan E. (Samuels) Schaff

Born: Tue., Mar. 28, 1961
Died: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 09, 2018
Location: Shirley & Stout
Jefferson Street Chapel

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Thu., Aug. 09, 2018
Location: Shirley & Stout
Jefferson Street Chapel

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Susan E. Schaff, 57, Kokomo, passed away at 1:47 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo.  She was born March 28, 1961, in White County, to Harry E. and Doris M. (Willing) Samuels.

Susan graduated from Taylor High School in 1979 and from Indiana University Kokomo in 2001.  She worked as a case manager for the State of Indiana Department of Child Services.  Susan loved watching Wheel of Fortune, listening to live music and playing cards and trivia games with her family and friends.  She also had a love for animals, especially cats.

Survivors include her daughter, Katelyn Schaff; son, Riley Schaff; mother, Doris Samuels; brothers, Dale Samuels and Dana Samuels; several nieces and nephews; and longtime friends, Tammy Lively-Warner and Elizabeth Thompson-Miller.

She was preceded in death by her father and an infant child.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, Jefferson Street Chapel, 414 W. Jefferson St., Kokomo, with Pastor Bobby Carter officiating.  Friends are invited to visit with the family from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made in Susan’s memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Kokomo Humane Society.  Messages of condolence may be left online at

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PJ Noel
   Posted Wed August 08, 2018
I am very sorry to learn of Susie's passing. The Samuels family was one of the finest families to grow up around and Susie was an awesome individual. My sincere condolences to everyone and all of you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Tom and Terry Packard
   Posted Wed August 08, 2018
Aunt Doris, Dale, Dana and Families,

We were so sorry to hear the news of Susie passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Lucinda Delph Jackson
   Posted Thu August 09, 2018
Doris, Dale, Dana and family,

I am so sorry to hear of Susie's passing. She has been in my thoughts and prayers these past years. Take comfort that her soul has taken flight and is now free. She will be with you always and is waiting for you just around the corner.

Blessings to you all.

Lucinda Delph Jackson

Juanita Meyer
   Posted Thu August 09, 2018
Im sorry to hear this news! I really enjoyed taking care of her. Watching game shows & talking bout the Lord. Susan was one of my favorite clients. I'll b praying for all of you.