Sue Carolyn Midkiff
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July 28, 1937 - Dec. 4, 2011
Resident of San Jose
Sue was born in Indiana and came to San Jose, California with her parents at age 7 carrying with her the proud heritage of paternal ancestors that landed in this country from England in 1650. She attended grammar school in Los Gatos and graduated from Campbell High School in 1955. Inspired by teachers, she graduated from San Jose State University and earned her teaching credentials to teach grammar school. She was a dedicated, gifted teacher in the Union School District for 33 years. Most of her teaching years were spent at Lietz School.
She married US Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War Virgil Midkiff and they were married on December 24, 1969 in San Jose. She was predeceased by her loving parents, Kenneth and Pauline Coffin, and will be missed by 5 children, their spouses, 10 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday, December 10, at Darling-Fischer Chapel of the Hills, 615 N. Santa Cruz blvd, Los Gatos. Viewing will be from 9:30-10:30am followed by funeral services at 10:30am conducted by Pastor Lamar Allen. The family would like to acknowledge with donations the gentle and caring assistance provided by Pathways Home Health Services at 585 N. Mary Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 or www.PathwaysHealth.org
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 7, 2011