Suzette "Suzie" (Medearis) Donley (1958 - 2012)


BRANDON – Suzette "Suzie" Donley, 54 years old of Brandon, died from cancer, Sunday Dec. 2, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo. She was born Sept. 17, 1958, in Saint Paul, Minn, the daughter of Lyle "Red" Medearis and Goldie Berthine (Claypool) Medearis.
On Dec. 19, 1975, she was united in marriage to Duane Allen Donley in Independence.
Susie is survived by her husband, Duane of Brandon; one daughter; and two sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the White Funeral Home, Independence, with Mr. Steven Felt officiating. Burial will be at Bear Creek Cemetery, rural Brandon. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be made at
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Dec. 3 to Dec. 15, 2012