Susan K. “Susie” Urbanek

June 10, 1950 – Sept. 14, 2022


Susan K. “Susie” (Workman) Urbanek was born June 10, 1950, in Seward, to Robert “Jack” and Laura (Snavely) Workman and passed away Sept. 14, 2022, in Lincoln, surrounded by her husband and daughter at the age of 72 years, 3 months and 4 days.

Susan was united in marriage on June 30, 1972, in York, to Larry Urbanek and to this union, one daughter was born. Their wedding vows were renewed on their 25th Anniversary in June of 1997 at the Assumption Catholic Church in Dwight. Susan was a member of Dwight Assumption Catholic Church and American Legion Post #110 Auxiliary.

Susan lived life to the fullest. She loved cooking, shopping, watching TV, spending time with family and friends, going to her grandchildren’s events and loving Larry. They were married for 50 years and truly lived out their wedding vows. They were always a team and worked through the good times and bad. They stood by each other and raised their daughter to have a good work ethic and to always care for others. Susan loved their road trips and vacations with family, especially to South Dakota.

Survivors cherishing her memory include her husband, Larry Urbanek, Dwight; daughter, Kristen Finley and son-in-law, Aaron Finley, Lincoln; granddaughter, Morgan Finley, Lincoln; grandson, Logan Finley, Lincoln; sister, Laura Eells and husband, Mike; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Phyllis Sabata, Lincoln; Ron and Pat Urbanek, Seward; Susie and Fred Bougger, Brainard; Guy and Julie Urbanek, Lincoln; many nieces, nephews, other family, and a host of friends that she loved.

Mass of Christian Burial was Sept. 20 at the Assumption Catholic Church with interment at the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dwight Volunteer Fire Department or  Dwight American Legion Auxiliary. Condolences may be left for the family online at