Susan Kay Sorg of Eagle River, Wis., and formerly of Three Lakes, Wis., died Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston. She was 70.

She was born April 11, 1950, in Marshfield, Wis., the daughter of Dale and Carol Ridderbusch.

She grew up in Abbotsford and graduated from Abbotsford High School in 1968.

Susan earned associate degrees in radiology and nuclear medicine from St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

She was married to Jeff Sorg of Baraboo, Wis.; they later divorced.

During her health care career, she was employed at hospitals in Steamboat Springs, Colo., Hamilton, Mont., and Kalispell, Mont.

She returned to Wisconsin in 1994, and opened Lazy Susan’s Antiques in Three Lakes.

She also worked at Aspirus Clinic in Three Lakes and most recently was employed as the director of the Three Lakes Historial Society and Museum.

Susan was active at Faith Lutheran Church in Three Lakes and served as the church secretary for several years.

She took pleasure in tending a vegetable plot at the Three Lakes Community Garden and volunteering at the Senior Craft Shop in downtown Eagle River. 

She retired from her antique store in 2018, and moved to Eagle River.

In retirement, she enjoyed taking care of her flowers, locker hooking, pontooning on the Chain of Lakes, and following the Packers and Badgers.

Susan is survived by one sister, Julie (Scott) Girard of Eagle River; and two brothers, Alan (Patricia) Ridderbusch of Rhinelander, Wis., and Gary (Susan) Ridderbusch of Eagle River; five nieces and nephews, Scott (Tracy) Ridderbusch of Rhinelander, Jenny (Chris) Henningsen of Minneapolis, Minn., Carol Ridderbusch of Madison, Wis., Taylor Ridderbusch of Lansing, Mich., and Carly Ridderbusch of Phoenix, Ariz.; and great- niece Brylee Ridderbusch and great-nephew Kolby Ridderbusch, both of RhineĀ­lander.

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials can be made to the Three Lakes Historial Society or Faith Lutheran Church.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serĀ­ving the family. Online condolences may be expressed at