Susan Annie Dicken Littler (known as Susie) was born in Sale in Victoria in 1873, daughter of Walter Lemond Littler and Melicent Richards. She began her nursing training in Launceston on 1 Jul 1891 and left on 1 Sep 1891. She continued her nursing career at Sale in Victoria. Several generations of her descendants have followed her into nursing.
She married Ernest Nathaniel Engert (1868-1953) on 2 Nov 1901 in Glebe, NSW. Their son, Ernest was born in 1902 in Newtown NSW.
Susie died in New Lambton, NSW on 27 Nov 1951.