Susan Heese Packard

Profile Updated: January 25, 2017
Class Year: 1965
Residing In: Naperville, IL USA
Occupation: retail
Children: I have 3 daughters,Christina born 1968,Karen born 1971 & Allison born 1975
Which class?


What States have you've lived in other than IL?

only in Illinois

Other Occupation/s:


Where do you work now?

Large retail store

Where have you worked and/or retired from?

Headhunter 20 yrs. Lighting manager

Have you ever been Self-Employed?


If Yes. What is/was the name of your company? What is/was your title? Where is/was it located? Nature of Business.

My husband & I owned a beauty salon.I mainly filled in - raising 3 daughters was a job in its' self! As a crafter-I had a booth for years. The stores closed so I have an open house yearly for holiday crafts. I also do craft fairs.Keeps me out of trouble.

Marriage Date


Did you marry your High School Sweetheart?


Have you been married more than once?


Grand Children:

I have 6 grand far. My youngest daughter isn't married...yet!


we've had almost every popular pet! from parakeets to cats and dogs.

Your High School Story:

I was in band and orchestra. Loved it!! I also was in ROTC as a secretary. I seriously thought about joining the Army.....instead I went to Beauty School and became a Hairdresser.

Did you have a nickname in school? If so, what was it?


What were you in High School?

Singer/Band Member

Who did you have a crush on while in High School? And Why? Did you ever date him/her?

I dated Frank Grude. I became a Hairdresser - Frank went into the Army.

Who was your favorite teacher/s and why?

John Gelsimino-Band director. We all worked hard and practiced alot. It was a big family.great memories! and good times!

Were you a member of any sports teams? If so, which one/s?


What is your favorite memory or memories of AHS?

As a member of the Marching Band, Concert Band and Concert Orchestra, we were a part of the football games. I, of course, went to everyone and played in the band. All I can say is `good times, great memories'.The 60's...a growing decade. I graduated grammar school in January 1961, High School - January 1965, Married in March 1966 and had my first daughter in July 1968. We bought our own salon in 1969-too cool!

What Elementary School did you attend?

Francis Scott Key, chicago

Your Elementary School Story:

K-8 grade. We had 17 in our class-8 boys 9 girls and we graduated in January . They still had mid-term graduations

Did you go to a Technical School?


If yes, Where,When & What Field of Study.

trade school-American Beauty School-Oak Park

What have you been up to since you graduated from High School?

raising 3 daughters and loving every minute of it. also worked in the corporate world-loved it. Now semi-retired but still working 2 jobs and being Grammy Suzy

Have you ever been on TV?

yes,as a headhunter when cable TV was just starting out-My boss & I were interviewed & took questions from callers. As a headhunter the job was very rewarding.

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Happy Birthday Myron and many many more!

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Happy Birthday to a very thoughtful and caring best friend!
Love ya' Suzy

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Happy Birthday Sandy! Enjoy and good to hear from you!

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