Sue Fletcher of Sergeant Bluff, IA, passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 20, 2011, from injuries sustained in an accident in Cedar Falls, IA.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 at the Sergeant Bluff Community Center, Topaz Avenue and Highway 75 South in Sergeant Bluff. Pastor Beryl Hicks will officiate. Casket Bearers will be: Ed McLarty, Randy Amick, Bob Nordgren, Mark Nordgren, Aaron Knox and Jason Cleveland. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron, IA. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the Community Center and following the service during a time of lunch and fellowship. The Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Susan Frances Cunningham was born March 2, 1954, in Bismarck, ND, the daughter of Clarence “Red” and Yvonne (Starkle) Cunningham. Early on in her childhood, she and her family lived in several cities in the United States before settling in Sergeant Bluff. She attended school in Sergeant Bluff and graduated from Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School in 1972.
Susan was united in marriage to Dennis Fletcher on Feb. 2, 1974, in Akron. They lived in Sioux City a short time before moving to Bronson, IA. In 1986, they moved to Sergeant Bluff.
For over 30 years, Sue has been a commercial accounts representative for a few local insurance agencies. Most recently, at Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Agency in Sioux City for the past several years.
Through the years Sue has enjoyed bowling, golfing, and traveling. She enjoyed watching NASCAR and her favorite driver, Clint Bowyer. Sue was a lifetime member of Wilson Workout. But most of all, she loved the times spent with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren. Sue was best known for always putting the happiness of others before her own and she will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her husband of over 37 years, Dennis of Sergeant Bluff; her three children: Missy Kolar (Gene) of Sergeant Bluff, and their children, Abby and Andy, Cam Fletcher (Megan) of Allen, TX, and their son, Blake, and Sue’s fourth grandchild expected in July, and Ashley Fletcher (Paul Wilson) of Sioux City, IA; her sister: Lynn Knox (Dennis “Chief”) of Conway, AR, her two nephews Chris Knox (Traci) of Conway, AR, and Aaron Knox of Conway, AR; and her father-in-law: Darcy Fletcher of Sergeant Bluff.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents: Phil and Julia Starkle; and her mother-in-law: Joy Fletcher.
Memorials can be made to the Boys and Girls Home of Sioux City or Hospice of Siouxland.