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Suzanne Hess

July 16, 1961 August 5, 2020
Suzanne Hess
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Suzanne Hess, age 59, of Story City, IA, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, IA.
Suzy Hess was born July 16, 1961 to Arlin and Ruby Valland in Story City, Iowa. She grew up on a farm near Radcliffe, Iowa and graduated from Radcliffe High School in 1979.
Suzy chose nursing as a career and graduated from Marshalltown Community College as an LPN. She worked as a nurse at Story City Memorial Hospital, Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, and the McFarland Clinic in Ames, Iowa. She was also an EMT on the ambulance crew in Story City.
Suzy was an active volunteer at Grace Methodist Church in Story City and was involved in helping out in a variety of other community organizations. She was always willing to help and was valued by many friends.
Suzy is survived by her husband of 40 years, Bill Hess; son Jeremy Hess; daughter Ashley Miller; her mother Ruby Olson; and grandchildren Raelyn and Sawyor Miller; one sister Cindi Twedt. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Suzy was preceded in death by her father, Arlin Valland, stepfather Malmin Olson, brother Gary Valland, her sister Sharon Janes and infant daughter Jill.
Suzy was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother.



Please wear face masks at both functions, follow and respect social distancing guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church in Story City or St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Ames.

Suzy's cremated remains will be interred in the Radcliffe Cemetery during a private family service at a future date.

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Flowing Visitation

Friday

14

Aug

4:00 PM 8/14/2020 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/14/2020 7:00:00 PM
St. Cecilia Catholic Church

2900 Hoover Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Please wear face masks at both functions, follow and respect social distancing guidelines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church in Story City or St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Ames. Suzy's cremated remains will be interred in the Radcliffe Cemetery during a private family service at a future date.

St. Cecilia Catholic Church
2900 Hoover Ave Ames 50010 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

15

Aug

10:30 AM 8/15/2020 10:30:00 AM
St. Cecilia Catholic Church

2900 Hoover Ave
Ames, IA 50010

Please wear face masks at both functions, follow and respect social distancing guidelines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church in Story City or St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Ames. Suzy's cremated remains will be interred in the Radcliffe Cemetery during a private family service at a future date.

St. Cecilia Catholic Church
2900 Hoover Ave Ames 50010 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Radcliffe Cemetery Final Resting Place

Radcliffe, IA

Radcliffe IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grace United Methodist Church

624 Elm Ave
Story City, IA 50248

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

2900 Hoover Ave
Ames, IA 50010
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