Sue Ellen Sims, age 62, of Beaver City, Nebraska died Saturday, December 31, 2011 at her home in Beaver City, Nebraska. She was born April 2, 1949 at Maywood, Nebraska to James & Rosalie (Perkins) Embrey. She was born at her aunt's house in Maywood, Nebraska. Because of snow drifts the family couldn't get to the McCook Hospital. She was the last baby delivered by Dr. B. I. Mills. He was the same doctor who delivered her father, Jim in 1925.
Sue graduated from Greeley West High School in Greeley, Colorado with the Class of 1967. She lived her life to the fullest and was well traveled, having lived in Colorado, California, Texas and Nevada. Sue moved to Beaver City, Nebraska the end of 2001 to help care for her father after his stroke that year.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include: Sister: Jeanne & husband Bill Graves of Richland, Washington
Brother: Bradley Embrey & wife Linda of Alexandria, Virginia
Condolences or personal reflections can be left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com
No viewing or visitation as Sue chose cremation.
Celebration of Sue's life will be at 4 PM, Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the Brandin Iron Restaurant in Beaver City, Nebraska. The family request no flowers. If anyone wants to contribute to a memorial the family would like it directed to the Beaver City Senior Center, the memorials can be left at funeral home or at the "Celebration of Life".
Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska in charge of arrangements.