Zoe (Susie) Bristor


(Aug. 9, 2004)

Zoe K. (Susie) Bristor, 83, died Monday morning, Aug. 9 at The Heartland assisted living facility in Powell.

She was born March 2, 1921 in Powell, daughter of Earl and Barbara (Fisher) Kysar. She attended school in Powell through the 11th grade.

On May 5, 1938, she married Harold (Dutch) Bristor in Red Lodge, Mont. He died May 2, 1980.

She was a homemaker, a part-time rural mail carrier and drove beet truck. She was a member of the Methodist Church and the Eagles Auxiliary. She loved fishing, playing bridge and traveling.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Gay (George) of Powell; three granddaughters, Tammy Gay of Kansas City, Mo., Christi Gay Chavez of Albuquerque, N.M., and Traci Ann Gay Akqul (Jeff) of Plano, Texas; and three great-grandchildren, Kayla Akqul, Jessica Akqul and Christian Chavez.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three brothers, her twin, Joe Kysar, and John and Bill Kysar; and five sisters, Mildred McMillin, Georgia McNiel, Mary Ellen Pearson, Jean Quinn and Ruth Lightfoot.

Cremation has taken place, and no services are planned.

For those who wish, the family would appreciate memorials to the Heartland or to a charity of choice.