Susan Coggeshall Obituary

Susan Pauline Coggeshall
Susan Coggeshall
Susan Pauline Coggeshall

June 2, 1940 - November 12, 2010
Born in Laconia, NH
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Susan Pauline Coggeshall passed away peacefully on Friday, November 12, 2010 at Hospice of Central Iowa Kavanagh House in Des Moines, IA. She was born June 2, 1940 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Her family lived for a short time in Puerto Rico where her father, Richard Mooney, was an engineer and mother, Pauline, was a teacher. They moved to Des Moines in the late 1940's.

Susan graduated from Des Moines Roosevelt High School in 1958 then attended Colorado Women's College in Denver graduating from the University of Iowa with a BA in English. Susan taught high school English, drama and America literature in the Grundy Center, Woodward Granger and Norwalk School Districts.

Susan was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Pauline Mooney and is survived by her husband, Harris F. Coggeshall; adult sons, Richard (Tina) Coggeshall and Christopher (Nikki) Coggeshall; four grandchildren, Shannon, Jordon, Kristin and Katie; sister, Barbara (David) Peperkorn of Neenah, WI and many nieces and nephews.

Susan enjoyed the Junior Women's Organization, membership in the NEA, playing bridge and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Pursuant to Susan's wishes she will be cremated. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, November 21 at Plymouth Congregational Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ DUNN'S CHAPEL.

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Service
Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Sunday, November 21, 2010
3:00 PM
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Private

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Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA