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Suzanne McCans Hergott


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Suzanne McCans Hergott Obituary

Suzanne McCans Hergott went to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Suzanne was born in Midland, Texas, on July 31, 1960, to Bill E. and Sue Bailey McCans.

Suzanne spent her childhood in southern New Mexico. Suzanne graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1978, where she was a cheerleader and a member of the school choir.
Suzanne continued her education at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces and at Central State College in Edmond, Okla. Suzanne lived in Dallas, Texas, until moving to Colorado Springs, where she met her beloved husband, Michael Alan Hergott. They were married on Sept. 6, 1997.
On Suzanne's birthday, July 31, 2002, they were blessed with the birth of their son Christian Michael Hergott. Suzanne worked for many years in the computer software field, excelling in all her endeavors. Suzanne made many close friends that she held dear to her heart. Suzanne was always ready for an adventure and enjoyed hiking, snowboarding and scuba diving. She took polo lessons and once bungee jumped from a hot air balloon. Suzanne's biggest joy came from sharing her love for food, and she was always ready to host a feast at the spur of the moment. Suzanne loved all animals -- especially her cat, Lily, and her puppies Rapunzel, Jethro, Tasha, Maley, Osceloa and Sacha. She also had a range of other pets from hamsters to fish and birds. Suzanne was a lover of the arts and music. She loved to play the piano and harp. She shared this love with her son Christian, who plays the bass guitar and percussions. Suzanne was an active member of Sacred Heart Church, where she, Mike and Christian served in many of the ministries of the community. Suzanne was compassionate and always willing to help others in need. Suzanne was a loyal, generous friend. She was devoted wife and mother and a loving daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and niece. Suzanne will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

Suzanne is survived by her husband Michael A. Hergott; son, Christian Michael Hergott; parents, Sue and Bill McCans of Ft Worth, Texas; sister, Joanne Bell of Blairstown N.J.; brothers, Bill McCans III of Thomasville, Ga.; Steven (Stacie) McCans of Fort Worth, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass was held Sept. 15, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Colorado Springs, Colo.

A burial service will take place on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 12:30 p.m. at Ruidoso Hondo Valley Memorial Park, which is located just 9 miles east of downtown Ruidoso or 4.5 miles east of the Hubbard Museum of the American West on US Highway 70 at 26760 Highway 70 East, mile marker 267 in Ruidoso Downs. A memorial reception will follow at Sanctuary on the River, 207 Eagle Drive, in Ruidoso from 2-5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be given to the in Memory of Suzanne McCans Hergott.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Sept. 19 to Oct. 18, 2014
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