The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


September 7, 2013

Susan K. Hellweg

Susan K. Hellweg

June 29, 1950 - Sept. 6, 2013

CLINTON — Susan K. Hellweg, age 63, of Clinton, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at Genesis East Hospital, Davenport.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Greg Edmunds, Joe Dehner, Michael Kokemueller, Brendan Bartels, T.J. Runge and Dallas Deyo. Honorary casket bearers will be her grandchildren.

Susan was born in Maquoketa, Iowa on June 29, 1950, the daughter of Walter and Lillian (Hyde) Bartels. She graduated from Mt. St. Clare Academy in 1968 and received her Medical Technician training from the University of Chicago.

Sue married Donald Hellweg on May 18, 1974 in Sacred Heart Church, Clinton. She was a medical assistant for Dr. Lehman and later with Doug Brondyke, Physical Therapy at Medical Associates.

She was a member of the Eagles Club and the former Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed her family, spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and taking photographs.

Sue is survived by three sons: Sean (Tiffany) Hellweg, Eric Hellweg and Aaron Hellweg all of Clinton; six grandchildren, Keagan, Jace, Jaiden, Jordan, Amari, and Aundrea; her mother, Lillian (the late Walter) Bartels of Clinton; three sisters, Rosemary (Larry) Edmunds, Rita Wiespfenning, and Debbie Kokemueller all of Clinton; a brother, Bill (Val) Bartels of Clinton and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and two nieces, Jennifer Edmunds and Tori Edmunds.

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Death date: Sept. 6, 2013

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