News and Tribune

November 9, 2012

Susan M. Book

45; of New Salisbury

— A funeral Mass for Susan M. Book, 45, of New Salisbury, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Corydon with burial to take place in the church cemetery. She died Thursday Nov. 8, 2012, at Kindred Transitional Care Harrison in Corydon.

 She was born in New Albany on May 15, 1967, the daughter of Eddie and Rowena Gunther Hoehn. She was a registered nurse at Harrison County Hospital, an active member at St. Joseph Church, and a devoted scout leader.

She is survived by her husband, David Book, of New Salisbury; a son, Evan Book; a daughter, Emma Book; her parents; father and mother-in-law,  Charles and Agnes Book, of Palmyra; grandmother, Verna Gunther, of Corydon; three brothers, Mike Hoehn and his wife Janay, of Corydon, Russ Hoehn and his wife Kathy, of Corydon, and Matt Hoehn and his wife Lindsey, of Louisville; one sister, Diane Owen and her husband Rob, of Central.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. A Rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

 The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Harrison County Hospital Foundation. For those wishing to leave condolences online please visit