MONMOUTH — SuzAnn Pieper, 73, of Monmouth, died at 3:55 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth.
Sue was born Feb. 5, 1944, in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Lawrence and Ruth (Gibb) Danielson. She was raised and educated in Biggsville, attending Biggsville schools, and was the second class to graduate from Union High School in 1962. She later attended Illinois Wesleyan University and graduated from the Moline Public School of Nursing in 1966.
Sue married William J. “Bill” Pieper in Biggsville on April 14, 1970, and he survives.
She was employed as registered nurse in Chicago, Houston and with local physicians. In 1979, Sue became the director of nursing at Monmouth Nursing Home and later was the nursing home administrator before retiring in 1999.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Monmouth, Altrusa Club and the Monmouth Country Club. She enjoyed golfing, lawn bowling, playing cards, gourmet club and watching the many activities of her children. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Pieper; three sons, Scott (Kelly Schmidt) Pieper of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Erik (Trudi) Pieper of Summerville, South Carolina, and Aaron (Courtney) Pieper of Lake St. Louis, Missouri; four grandchildren, Taylor Pieper, Lucas Pieper, Jenner Pieper and Abigail Pieper; one brother, Gilbert (Lilli) Danielson of Rosemary Beach, Florida; and several cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her father and mother-in-law, William and Mary Pieper.
Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at McGuire and Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth. Interment will be in Biggsville Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church of Monmouth or the Monmouth Nursing Home. For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.mcguireanddaviesfuneralhome.com.//?#You can find the complete original obituary on this website.