Susan M. Rodgers, nee Kozacik, 46, of Chicago, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2012; beloved wife of Kevin Rodgers; devoted mother of Alexander, 7, and Sophia, 5; a stepmother to Joana and Trevor Rodgers; and daughter of Barbara Kozacik; sister of Carolyn McGrath and Julie O'Malley. Visitation 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL. Memorial Service 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at St. Crysostom's Episcopal Church, 1434 N. Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL. In lieu of flowers the family is asking instead for contributions in Susan's name to LIVESTRONG, a charitable organization that continually finds new ways to raise awareness, increase outreach and facilitate collaboration in an effort to improve the lives of everyone touched by cancer. Contributions in Susan's name can be made online at www.livestrong.org/tribute.
Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL, 773-561-6874.