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Sue Drewelow

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Sue C. Drewelow age 80 of New Hampton, IA died Thursday, February 21, 2019, at MercyOne Hospital in New Hampton, IA. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Charles City, IA with Rev. Matt Howlett presiding. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Friends may greet the family from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019, at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory in New Hampton. Visitation continues an hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Sue was born on February 23, 1938 at her parents home in rural Nashua. She attended school in Ionia and Nashua. She met the love of her life, Julius “Bud” Drewelow, through his sister. The couple started dating in January of 1955 and were married on August 7, 1955 at First Baptist Church in New Hampton to this union four children were born. Sue was an Avon Representative for many years along with doing child care and laundry at the New Hampton Hospital. She was also very involved in the First Baptist Church in New Hampton and Charles City. Serving on many boards over the years including the Education Board, teaching Sunday School and the Christian Circle In her free time she enjoyed baking, canning, traveling, going out to eat and spending time with her family and friends. She will always be remembered as an outstanding wife and mother. Sue is survived by her husband of 63 years, Bud Drewelow of New Hampton, IA; three children, Raymond Drewelow of New Hampton, IA, Rhonda (Jon) Knight of Waterloo, IA, Richard (Audrey) Drewelow of New Hampton, IA; four grandchildren Traci, Dustin, Kyle, Richard; two sisters, Lila Deitrich of Mason City, IA, Pernella (Gerald) Monaghan of Waverly, IA; one brother, Clark (Mary) Crooks of Ponca City, OK; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one child, Rita Drewelow in infancy; four brothers, Wendell, Clayton, Roger, Russell Crooks; two sisters, Shirley Silber and Alice Barkhausen.

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  1. Bud and all the Drewelow family, please accept our condolences on the loss of your dear wife and mother. Keep sharing your memories with family and friends. We remember Sue as a sweet and friendly neighbor.

  2. Bud and all the family, I’m so sorry to hear of your dear mother. She was a lovely lady. My thoughts and prayers to all of you. God Bless you all. Dolores & Vern

  3. Bud and Family we are sorry for your loss. The Comforter has taken her home may you all find rest in the arms of Jesus. Gerald and Judy

  4. Bud and all the family: I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your wife and mother. I truly enjoyed being a neighbor of yours for a long time. We had some good visits over the years. You all have my deepest sympathy.

  5. Bud and all family, Jerry and I are so sorry for the loss of your loving wife, mother and grandmother, Sue. She always had a smile and was so pleasant to visit with. You have our deepest sympathy, Jerry and Jan Maage

  6. Sue always had a great smile for you when she would see you. Sorry for you loss. The Grace of God had her home.

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