Susan Amelia (Abigt) Ondracek
July 21, 2021
Susan Amelia (Abigt) Ondracek, 99, died of COVID-19 complications on October 11, 2020, at Velva, North Dakota's Souris Valley Care Center. Named for her maternal and paternal grandmothers respectively, Susan Amelia Abigt was born on February 12, 1921, to Fred and Bessie (Stark) Abigt of rural St. Joe, Wyoming on the family's farm.
Susan was bright, artistic, and did well in school. After graduating from eighth grade, she attended Burlington High School, graduating in 1939. Susan was the top student and won a scholarship to attend the University of Wyoming to earn a two-year teaching certifi...