Theodosia J. Liesendahl passed away Sunday morning March 7th at her home in West Camp with her family by her side. Sue was born in 1928 in West Camp at the home of her parents, the late Foster L. and Rosetta J. (O'Banks) Winchell. She graduated from Saugerties High School in 1947 and married Werner Liesendahl in 1950. They built their home in West Camp and raised two sons and two daughters.
Sue was employed at the Saugerties High School for 25 years and was a valued and active member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in West Camp for 92 years. She loved to travel and would take frequent trips with family and friends.
A life-long resident of West Camp, she will always be remembered by her family and friends for her love of her church, family and community.
Sue was preceded in death by her husband Werner Liesendahl, son Gary Liesendahl Sr., her two brothers Roger Winchell Sr. and Foster Winchell Jr., and her beloved Bichon Frise Toby.
Sue is survived by her son Jeffrey Liesendahl of Saugerties, daughters Bonnie Myers of Port Orchard WA and Jo Ann Isca and her husband Christopher Isca of Saugerties, along with four grandchildren - Colin Almquist, Matthew Myers, Kimberly McClearn, Gary Liesendahl Jr., and her great-granddaughter Harper Almquist.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Pamela Distefano of Bridge Street Family Medicine and also Hudson Valley Hospice for the compassionate care they provided for Sue. A grave-side service is planned for the spring.