Susan Poffenberger, 69, of Centerville, Iowa, died Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born the daughter of Lyle and Marjorie (Watkins) Harvey on Sept. 15, 1946 in Knoxville, Iowa. She attended and graduated from the Knoxville High School and later received her Nursing Degree.
On June 19, 1965, Susan was united in marriage to James Lee Poffenberger in Missouri. She has worked many years as a nurse at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville and was a member of the First United Methodist Church also in Centerville.
Susan was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, James Poffenberger on June 8, 2006; her son, Charles "Chip" Poffenberger on Feb. 25, 1995; and a brother, Michael Harvey.
She is survived by: her sister, Claudia South and her husband, Larry of Colorado Springs, Colorado; as well and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa with the Rev. Dennis Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow at the Oakland Cemetery in Centerville. Visitation will be held two hours before services at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the Appanoose County Animal Shelter and left or mailed to the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa is caring for Susan and her family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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