November 30, 2022

Susan Loretta Hearn Wall, 67, of Polson, Montana and the Kern Valley of California, died on November 1, 2022 at the Community Medical Center in Missoula from complications from illnesses. Lisa would like to express her sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses and helpers at the hospital along with Luella Bushar, a great friend and caregiver, and all the staff at Polson Health and Rehab, Pines of Polson and Pines of Mission for their amazing work in helping and caring for Susan last year.

Susan was born on November 13, 1954 to James and Lucille Hearn in Wasco, California. She graduated from Johnsondale High School on May 25, 1971. She then attended Bakersfield College. She met her husband, Terrence (Terry) Wall, in Johnsondale. They married on February 26, 1977 and later divorced, but remained close friends. They always had a lot of love for each other. Susan and Terry moved to Polson, Montana, in 1980 and Susan stayed there until 2005, when she moved back to Kern Valley to care for her parents and sister Janet. When they all died, she rejoined Lisa in December 2018, in Polson, Montana, and most recently in assisted living in Pines.

Susan was a proud mother to her only daughter, Lisa Marie Wall-Rodriguez, and her son-in-law, Alex Rodriguez. She was a proud grandmother to Jacob Wall-Wilbert (Jewel), Alex Wall (Trey), Stephen Ostberg, Emmerette Wall-Rodriguez (Adrian), Aryia Dentler, Talaina Dentler, Tyler Dentler, Aubrey Wall-Rodriguez, Austin Dentler, and Liam Wall -Rodriguez. She was a proud sister to Delbert (Colene) Hearn and Janet Hearn. She was a proud aunt to Ray (Kim) and Karissa Murray, Brittany (Raul) Portugal, April (Steve), Julia, Trinity, Kathe and Erika Ostberg, Destiny, Jason (Rosie), Marcelino, Braden, Cheyenne, Justus (Michelle ), Taylor, Eric (MacKenzy), Stevie, Jacob (Tommie), Jarrod, Johnny, Jeremy, Josie and Carter Hearn, Heather (David), Lil David, Brea and Payton Grimsley.

She was loved by Terry’s family and was very close to them. These include his mother Juanita; brothers Richard, Dean (Kay), Sam and David Wall; sisters Juanita (Gene) Clairmont and Barbara (Virgil) Hulsey; nieces, Teresa (Tom), Jeanne, Kelly, Kathleen (Don), Colleen (Cliff), Mary K, Tracy (Jim), Libby (Quent), Jerrica; Nephews, Tim, Richard (Beth), Patrick, Craig (Tami), Joe, Sam and loved Jaidyn like a grandson. She had many other great nieces and nephews who she loved too.

Susan was also very close to Alex’s family, the Wilberts, O’Briens, Fays, Keminks, Robbs and the Rodriguezes. She spent many vacations and had many wonderful visits with them.

Susan has had a variety of jobs including Assistant Manager at Safeway, American Eyecare, Fun and Fancy Free, Walmart and Paul’s Place. Through these jobs, she made so many friends and nurtured her friendships.

Susan’s hobbies included gardening, pottery, sewing, baking, scrapbooking, photography, jigsaw puzzles, shopping and reading books. She loved being a grandma and was always up for any adventure Lisa wanted to be a part of. Their last trip together took them to Pismo Beach, where they loved to go with their family as a child. She was very proud of her parents and their successful logging business, JJ Hearn Logging, which had created so many friends who were like family.

She was a proud member of the Choctaw tribe.

Susan’s memorial service will be on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. with her favorite meal of steak, potatoes, buns, fudge, and cookies being served at Lisa’s school, the Fun and Fancy Free Learning Center at 303 11th Ave. West in Polson, Montana.

Condolences can be shared online at The arrangements are under the care of The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory.

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