Susan Gaughan

Susan Gaughan (nee Wollin), 68, of Brookfield, died Sept. 21, 2020, just eight after her husband Edward (see obituary here). Ms. Gaughan was an elementary school teacher.

She was the wife of the late Edward F. Gaughan; the mother of Megan (Adrian Pyk) Gaughan, Kevin (Nique) Gaughan and Michael Gaughan; the grandmother of Moira Gaughan; the sister of Cheryl Wollin, Don Wollin and Terry Wollin; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering for both Edward and Susan Gaughan will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield.

All state and federal COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines are followed. All guests entering the building must wear a facial covering and maintain social distancing.

Memorials appreciated to Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 60513.

You can express condolences online at or send sympathy cards to the family by mailing to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o the Susan Gaughan family.