Sue Kamphaus

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Sue Kamphaus was born November 20, 1939, in Elk City, Oklahoma, to Mable Wilma and Warren William Goodwin. She passed away August 7, 2015, at Elk City, Oklahoma, at the age of 75 years, 8 months and 17 days. Sue grew up in Burns Flat, Oklahoma, where she graduated from high school in 1958. She went on to beauty school in Enid, Oklahoma, and after graduating she returned to Burns Flat. Sue was married to Hubert Lee Kamphaus at the St. Francis Catholic Church near Canute, Oklahoma, on March 1, 1960. They lived in the Foss community for a few years before moving to Canute where she operated Sue's Beauty Shop for many years, she later worked at the Elk City Junior High. Sue and Hubert later moved to the Kamphaus Sue Kamphaus homeplace southwest of Foss to make their home. She loved to make flower arrangements for her family and friends. Sue was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Sue was preceded in death by her parents; and three infant children, Paula Sue, Phillip Lee and Gregory Lyn. She is survived by her husband, Hubert Kamphaus, of the home; three children, Angela Marie Peil and husband, Mitchell, Follett, Texas, Richard Lee Kamphaus and wife, Kathleen, Whitesboro, Texas, and Jennifer N. Fransen and husband, Todd, Elk City, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Kara and Corey Peil, Sarah and Hannah Kamphaus, and Alex and Jarod Fransen; a brother, Clifford Goodwin and wife, Daisy, Weatherford, Oklahoma; a sister, Gwendolyn Evans and husband, Jerry, Enid, Oklahoma; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the St. Matthew Catholic Church. Burial was held at the Holy Family under the direction of Whinery-Savage Funeral Service. Condolences can be made online at