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Susan Alice Moss

November 15, 1946 ~ April 1, 2018 (age 71)

Susan Alice Moss, 71, of Burlington, died at 7:00 pm Sunday, April 1, 2018, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born November 15, 1946, in Burlington, IA, she was the daughter of Edward C. and De Etta A. Lietsch Senn. On January 22, 1966, she married Dennis C. Moss at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Burlington. 

She graduated from Notre Dame High School.  She attended Burlington Jr. College, Virginia Highlands College, and received a BA Degree in Speech Communication/Public Relations from Radford University.

She worked mainly in retail and development and retired from the American Cancer Society as Director of Health Education and Patient Services.

Susan was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, St. Paul's Church, where she served as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister and on the Altar Guild Committee. She also served on the Administration Commission, Communication Committee and Funeral Luncheon Committee. She was a member of the Southeast Iowa Symphony Board of Directors, Friends of the Symphony, Fine Arts League, Hetta Gilbert, Des Moines Co. Historical Society, Books ETC Book Club and PEO Chapter NH. Susan was a former member of the Rotary Club, Burlington Golf Club, Burlington Medical Center Auxiliary and Burlington Area Arts Council. She enjoyed reading, music, tennis, art, traveling, writing, dancing, the Iowa Hawkeyes and time spent with friends & family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis; one son, Brad (Jill) Moss of Falls Church, VA; one daughter, Angie (Tim) Hill of Grayslake, IL; three brothers, Dick (Sandy) Senn of Austin, TX, Tom Senn of Coralville, IA, Alan Senn of Burlington; four sisters, Kathie Erickson of Burlington, Marcia (Lonnie) Green of Lindale, TX, Mary Lee (Larry) Matteson of Burlington, Ruth Ann (Rick) Martin of Bonita Springs, FL; five grandchildren, Adam Moss, Braden, Garrett, Reyna & Pilar Hill; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents and one brother, Michael Senn.

The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection for Susan will be Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Paul's Catholic Church with Father Bill Rousch as the Celebrant.  Music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir.  Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.  A time of food and fellowship will be held at the Burlington Golf Club following the Mass. 

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

Memorials have been established for Divine Mercy Parish and the Burlington Notre Dame Foundation.

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