Sue Burkart Cain
Sue Burkart Cain, 87, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family.
Services were held Aug. 2 at Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church in Atkins with Pastor Mike Andrew officiating.
A memorial fund has been established.
Frances Sara Schueler, known to family and friends as “Sue,” was born Sept. 7, 1926, at Atkins to Nicholas and Sara (Grimm) Schueler.
On Oct. 5, 1945, she married Franklin Burkart at Marion. He preceded her in death in 1962. She was united in marriage to Clayton Cain on July 5, 1968, and he preceded her in death in 2008.
Sue was a life member of Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church in Atkins where she enjoyed membership in the Ladies Guild, and taught Sunday school. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the Atkins Legion Auxiliary, and organized Sue’s Jolly Coffee Group. Sue had served as a Cub Scout Den mother and was a great contributor to the Atkins community through her volunteer efforts
Sue is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Leonard (Connie) Burkart of Iowa City, Joe (Ann) Burkart of Crestview, Florida, Richard (Sandy) Burkart of Swisher, and Michael (Regina) Burkart of Newhall; her step-children, Clinton (Mary) Cain of Eldorado Springs, Missouri, Lois McDaniel, Wendy Cain-Hessenius, Carol (Thom) George, Marcy (Dave) Pennington, and Mark Cain, all of Cedar Rapids; her sister, Helen Jacobus of Cedar Rapids; her brother, Russell Schueller of Cedar Rapids; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by her son, Franklin “Junior” Burkart; her step-son, Clayton “Skip” Cain II; her granddaughter, Meegan Burkart; three brothers and five sisters.
Condolences may be sent to: www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com