Suzie P. Fender

September 24, 1934October 14, 2020

Funeral Services for Suzie P. Fender, 86, of Killeen, will be held 1:30 PM Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will follow at 3:00 PM at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Suzie was born September 24, 1934 is Seoul, South Korea to the late No Chok Pak and Myong Bong Yi. Suzie met the love of her life, CSM Donald R. Fender, while at Ft. Hood and they were married September 24, 1972 in Killeen. She enjoyed being a wife to Don, and a mother and grandmother to his children and grandchildren. Suzie was a very compassionate person and loved being involved in community and charity events, including her helping with the Bell County Human Services, Ft. Hood Chaplain’s Fund, Ft. Hood Santa’s Workshop and the JROTC Programs, to mention a few. She was a prolific runner and enjoyed spending time outdoors and participating in various running events. She received many medals and trophies including the Championship Trophy for an event in San Antonio, and awards in Copperas Cove and Killeen in her age group. Left to cherish Suzie’s memory are her husband of 48 years, Don Fender; daughters, Amy Estes and her husband Rick of Columbia, SC and Sandra McCall and her husband Bob of Tyron, NC; grandchildren, Caelum McCall, Chase Estes and Morgan Estes; sister, Young Cha Chi of Slidell, LA; brother, Su Hwan of Slidell, LA; and a host of other relatives and very close friends.


  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020


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Jessie Bishop

October 20, 2020

May God’s peace be with you, Don , during this time of grief.

Rita Tamez

October 19, 2020

My deepest condolences Don. Your wife Suzie was always smiling and filled with kindness. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Rita Tamez

Sandy Pruneski

October 18, 2020

Aunt Suzie was such a great friend to my mom and our family. We called her Aunt because she was one of my moms first friends She even knew my birth dad , which I didn’t get to meet him. Suzie and mom were always so close. She definitely will be missed. Thinking of you Don as you go through this difficult time. Love to all of you.

Celia Hunt

October 17, 2020

Forever in our hearts and memory.....Such a lovely lady and wonderful sister-in-law....Thanks Suzie for the love you shared with all our family......Until we meet again...
Celia, Ed and family

Carole Ingram

October 16, 2020

So very sorry, Uncle Don. Please know how much everyone loved her. My prayers are with you. Love, Carole

Doris and Earl Williams

October 16, 2020

Susie will be missed by all. The two of you were a great team. Our prayers are with you always.


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