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Susie M. Albertson Cain
July 23, 1924 – May 15, 2018
Susie M. Cain, 93, of West Des Moines, formerly of Cedar Rapids and Anamosa, died on May 15, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines.
Susie was born on July 23, 1924, in rural Appanoose County to Jerry and Zeola (Coe) Albertson. She graduated from Bloomfield High School and then from Iowa School of Beauty in Des Moines becoming a licensed beauty operator. Susie was also a local telephone operator and worked in several factories. From 1969 to late 1974, Susie was the study hall supervisor at Anamosa Junior High School. Susie then worked at Mercy Hospital in both dietary and the kitchen until her retirement in 1991.
Surviving are her children, Tom Cain of Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, Greg Cain (Dawn Raye) of Elkton, Maryland, Sara Johnson of Weaver, Alabama, Patricia (Richard) Galloway of Elk Park, North Carolina, Jim (Laura Amsler) Cain of Des Moines and Terry Cain of Iowa City; ten grandchildren, Sheehan (Jenna) McCoy of San Francisco, California, Thom (Rachel) Cain of Arcadia, Florida, Liam Cain of Laramie, Wyoming, Brenna (Eric Johnson) Cain of Loveland, Colorado, Ned Cain of Arcadia, Florida, Tim (Amber) Cain of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, Genny (John) Wilt of Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, Heather (Dusty) McKleroy of Oxford, Alabama, Abbie Cain of Lombard, Illinois, and Olivia Cain of Des Moines; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Susie was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Alma, Daisy and Ruby; her son, Gerald Edward Cain; and her son-in-law, John Johnson.
A private memorial service will be held to honor and celebrate Susie’s life.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Anamosa Journal-Eureka, Anamosa, Iowa, 24 May 2018

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