Susan Lynn Waggoner, 73, of Rosiclare, IL, passed away on January 14, 2018 at her home in Cape Girardeau, MO. She will be truly missed by her husband of 34 years, Russell Waggoner; daughter, Monica (Clark) Barnes and husband, Lance of Cape Girardeau, MO; sister, Janet Nichols and husband, Charlie Eaves of Farmington, MO; brother, Marvin O. Hahn and wife, Karen of Farmington, MO; brother, Ken Hahn and wife, Connie of O’Fallon, MO; and brother-in-law, Floyd “Butch” Waggoner of Carterville, IL.
She is also survived by nieces, Michelle (Nichols) Daniel and husband, John, Kendra (Hahn) Fritz and husband, Jake, Nancy (Hahn) Owens and husband, Chris, Cynthia (Hahn) Tichacek, Vicky Hahn and fiancé, James Johnson, Kim (Waggoner) Zeller and husband, Adam; and nephews, Cary Combs and wife, Chris, Maj. Brian Hahn and wife, Shannon, Chris Nichols and wife, Leslie, Greg Nichols and wife, Robin, and Lt. Col. Matthew Waggoner and wife, Christy.
She was born on August 13, 1944 in Bonne Terre, MO to the late Marvin L. and Melba G. (Ratley) Hahn. She is also preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Lee Roy Nichols and Nelson Waggoner; one sister-in-law, Bobbie Waggoner; and two nephews, Craig Combs and Allen Tichacek.
She was a member of the First Christian Church of Rosiclare, IL and a graduate of the Esther (MO) High School Class of 1962. She retired from the state of Illinois as an Executive Secretary after having spent many years working for various wardens at Vienna and Shawnee Correctional Centers. Her favorite activities included cooking for family and friends, and frequenting auctions and yard sales, collecting antiques of all kinds. Her family and friends will always remember her as a dynamic character with a colorful vocabulary.
Friends may call from 5:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Funeral service will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Stan Hargis officiating. A brief graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018 at Elizabethtown Empire Oddfellows Cemetery in Elizabethtown, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to Southeast Hospice.
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