Suzannah Elizabeth Ho

Suzannah Elizabeth Ho, 46, passed away of cancer on August 24, 2020, in Lacey, Washington, her home of three years.  She was born January 11, 1974, to John and Deborah Hansen in Auburn, Washington.  She grew up in Seatac, Washington, and also lived in Boise, Idaho (1994-2006), and Crestview, Florida (2014-2017).


Suzannah graduated from Tyee High School (1992), and earned a BSN from Boise State University (1998).  She married Russell Ho on June 20, 1998 at Mystical Rose Chapel in Honolulu, Hawaii. 


Suzannah was a nurse, mother, and Army wife. She had the ability to talk with people and allow people, even strangers, to open up.  She always saw the good in everyone.  She had a deep love for the traditions and truths of the Catholic Church, and had a special devotion to the Virgin Mary. She loved volleyball, crocheting, reading books, travel, homeschooling kids, woodchip gardening, and talking to people.  She had a special gift to truly listen and empathize with anyone she encountered.


She is survived by her husband, Russell Ho; seven children, Ezra (20), Eli (17), Miriam (15), Abram (12), Daniel (10), Sarah Rose (7) and Samuel (3); her parents; brother, Jim Hansen; and sisters, Demmari Schnathorst and Brieanna Hansen.


Mass will be held Friday, September 4, 2020, 11:00 a.m. at JBLM Main Post Chapel, 9th Division Road, JBLM, WA 98433.  A private family interment will be at Tahoma National Cemetery.


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