Suzanne "Sue" M. Leonard, 58, of Robins, Iowa, formerly of Tama, passed away peacefully at home following a long illness on Monday, Feb.17, 2014. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at St. Ludmila Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids, by Father Dennis Juhl.
Born Oct. 9, 1955, in Iowa City, Iowa, Sue was the daughter of Dr. John and Peggy (Hobart) Hess. Sue Hess was united in marriage to Michael Leonard.
Sue's greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was very generous and caring and was truly the family matriarch. Sue loved her dogs Lexi and Lacy.
Suzanne “Sue” M. Leonard
Survivors include her husband, Michael; children, Jeni (Darrin) O'Brien and Earl James (Amber) Pierce IV; grandchildren, Ashley, Chloe, Emma, Aidan and Kiley; and siblings, Patrice Bartling, Dan (Tina) Hess, Cate McLearnon, David
Hess, Megan Towry and Amy (Bruce) James. Also surviving is the Leonard family; many nieces and nephews; as well as many friends.
Sue was preceded in death by her parents.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Sue's memory.
Murdoch Funeral Home is in charge og arrangements.