Robert "Bob" Sukup
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Robert Sukup, 65, died unexpectedly Thursday May 31, 2012, at Iowa Methodist Hospital from acute leukemia. He was born January 6, 1947, to Bernard and Mildred (Kotrous) Sukup in Plainview, Nebraska.
Bob graduated from Verdigre (NE) High School and earned his bachelor's degree in agronomy from the University of Nebraska. Go Huskers! He continued on by earning his Masters in Adult Education from Drake University.
Bob began his sales and training career at Cargill and then did corporate sales training for Farmland. Bob started Sukup Learning in 1999 that focused on corporate sales training.
Bob was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. He enjoyed many hobbies including model trains, wood working, manicuring his lawn, stained glass, running and especially watching Nebraska football.
Bob is survived by his wife, Jane Sukup; children, Bill (Sarah) Sukup and Tamara Sukup; step-daughter, Mindy Denning; grandchildren, Ella, Graham, & Lily Sukup, Chelsea Hoops, and Billy Denning, mother, Mildred Sukup; brother, Alan Sukup; former spouse, Darlene Sukup; and a host of other family and beloved friends. He was preceded in death by father, Bernard Sukup and brother, David Sukup.
Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. on Sunday June 3, 2012, at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2012 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, 510 E. 1st St., Ankeny, IA with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Ankeny Garden Association - Garden of Hopes and Dreams, All Saints Catholic Church, or Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church.
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Published in Des Moines Register from June 3 to June 4, 2012