Sue Ellen Hyler
Sue Ellen Hyler

January 4, 1941 - January 11, 2018
Born in Jefferson, Iowa
Resided in Polk City, Iowa
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Sue Ellen Hyler, 77, of Polk City, passed away peacefully at home on January 11, 2018. Visitation will be held from 4-7pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 at Iles Sundberg Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am, Saturday, January 20 at Hopkins Grove United Methodist Church, rural Madrid. Interment will be at Hopkins Grove Cemetery.

Sue was born on January 4, 1941 to Clyde and Betty (Trafton) Erickson in Jefferson, Iowa. Her family moved to Des Moines where she graduated from Des Moines Tech High School. On July 4, 1964 she was united in marriage to Gene Hyler. They lived briefly in Des Moines then made their home in Polk City. They had three sons, Raymond, Randy and Roger.

Sue worked in the medical field in multiple roles including, secretary for Dr. James Hopkins, secretary for Iowa Chapter of American College of Surgery and the Iowa Academy of Surgery. She retired as a legal secretary for Pioneer. She was a certified EMT and a volunteer for Hospice. She was a long time active member of Hopkins Grove United Methodist Church, where she played the organ and taught Sunday school. She spent her life helping others, volunteering for numerous charity events, spending time with family and friends and the occasional trip to the casino.

Sue is survived by her husband, Gene; sons, Randy (Brenda) Hyler and Roger (Diane) Hyler; grand dog, Misty; siblings, Cyndy (Alan Whitmarsh) Erickson and Bill (Pat) Erickson as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Raymond and her sister, Judy Swink.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hopkins Grove United Methodist Church to be used for a new clavinova piano.


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Sundberg - Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Friday, January 19, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hopkins Grove United Methodist Church, Rural Madrid
14605 NW Madrid Drive
Madrid, Iowa 50156
Saturday, January 20, 2018
10:30 AM
Hopkins Grove Cemetery
14605 NW Madrid Drive
Madrid, Iowa 50156
Saturday, January 20, 2018


Hopkins Grove United Methodist Church
14605 NW Madrid Drive
Madrid, IA 50156