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Susan Kay Heiland

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Susan Kay Heiland


Susan Kay Heiland, 71, daughter of Hugh &Merna (Searles) Teale, Jr., was born March 1, 1942 in Panora, Iowa. She passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Susan graduated from Panora High School in 1960 and went on to graduate from Drake University in 1964. She taught school for a year in Milwaukee and a year in Indianola. In 1965, she married John Heiland in Panora, Iowa and to this union five children were born. Susan and John made their home in Des Moines for 5 years before moving to Adel in 1970. Susan was a 6th grade science teacher for the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District for 21 years, retiring in 2006.

Susan enjoyed going to antique sales, boating, camping, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was a member of the Adel United Methodist Church, P.E.O, the bridge club, and was a founding chapter member of the Northwest Missouri State University Phi Mu Sorority.

Susan is survived by a loving family, which includes her husband, John of Adel; daughters, Leza (Charles) Woods of South Carolina; Mari (Jason) Wolf of Urbandale, IA; Kayla (Robert) Parker of Tulsa, OK; sons, Ryan Heiland of Maryville, MO; and Cody (Jewelyn) Heiland of Leavenworth, KS; nine grandchildren; brothers, Frank (Sandi) Teale of Panora; and John (Kris) Teale,of Maryville, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 5-8 P.M. with family present at the Adel United Methodist Church. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Adel United Methodist Church. Burial will be at 2:30 P.M., Monday, at the Brethren Cemetery in Panora.

Memorials to be donated at the discretion of the family.

Arrangements handled by Twigg Funeral Home in Panora.

Published in Des Moines Register on Sept. 28, 2013
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