Susan Jean Sicotte, 66, of Riverside, died on Feb. 4, 2022.
She was born in 1955 to Albert (deceased) and Marlyn Sicotte, grew up in Rockford and graduated from Tulane University. After working for some years in social work and traveling, she graduated from the University of Chicago Medical School.
Following her internship and residency in neurology at the University of Chicago, she completed a fellowship at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital and medical school.
Dr. Sicotte spent more than 20 years practicing neurology with Neurological Care Associates and on staff at MacNeal Hospital, RML and Loyola University Medical Center. She was known as a thorough, caring and excellent physician.
She also devoted time to her children’s activities, the community and charitable efforts. As an example, she was a Girl Scout troop leader for many years culminating in a trip to Switzerland and Berlin for her troop.
Dr. Sicotte was the loving wife of Ed Jepson for 27 years and the devoted mother of Nicholas, Eric and Halley Jepson. She is also survived by her brothers, Mike Sicotte (Adriana) and Rich Sicotte (Catalina); and her nephews, Aaron, Mitchell and Julian and her niece, Carolina, as well as her extended family.
Susan blessed us with her presence on this earth and will be missed by many with whom she crossed paths.
A memorial service will be held on Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 400 Nuttall Road, Riverside. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the church that day. Due to COVID-19, masks are required at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please send any donations in Susan’s name to either Doctors Without Borders or The Wounded Warriors Project.
Woodlawn Funeral Home, Forest Park, handled arrangements.