Sue E. Shrader

Deceased: November 29, 2018

Service Information:

Services private.


Sue E. Shrader, a tennis professional at Midtown Athletic Club for more than 30 years, died Nov. 29, 2018, at the age of 72 of brain cancer. Ms. Shrader, a native of Sacramento, Ca., joined Midtown in 1986 after working as the women's head tennis coach at Sacramento State University, her alma mater. A former player on the Virginia Slims Futures Tennis Circuit, Ms. Shrader also taught tennis at Marymount School in Westwood, Ca., and the Rio del Oro Racquet Club in Sacramento. Previously, Ms. Shrader won the USTA National Women's Doubles Championship in 1965. She had a top USTA ranking in singles and doubles play during both high school and college. Ms. Shrader brought her love for the game to Mid-Town, where she ran the "Matinee Tennis" program. Under her direction and tutelage, Matinee Tennis developed into one of Midtown's most popular programs for tennis enthusiasts of all abilities.

Services are private.
Memorial donations may be made to:
Guide Dogs for the Blind
P.O. Box 3950
San Rafael, CA 94912-3950.