Susan “Suzi” Angus, 73, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of the Mount Ayr and Creston areas, died Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at her home. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26 at Powers Funeral Home, 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Tim Maxa will officiate. The service will be live streamed on a link under events at powersfh.com Private burial will be at a later date. Family will receive friends 1 - 2 p.m. Sunday, before the service.
Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com
Suzi (Domoracki) Angus, was born on Sept. 14, 1948, the daughter of Ralph and Joyce (Palmer) Domoracki, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She graduated from Madison High School in Madison, South Dakota. Suzi studied for one year at General Beadle State College in South Dakota, before attending Northern State College in Aberdeen, South Dakota, where she graduated from with a BA in education.
On July 26, 1976, Suzi married Gerald “Gary” Botkin in Madison, South Dakota. They settled and worked in the Prescott/Stringtown, Iowa, area. Suzi taught special education in Corning, before they started a family. Together they had two children, Natasha and Nicholas. After her children were in school, she taught with Corning, Creston and later full-time at Orient-Macksburg schools. Suzi and Gary divorced in 1991.
On June 24, 1995, Suzi married Warren Angus in Mount Ayr, Iowa. They settled in Mount Ayr, where Suzi taught special education until retiring in 2007. Warren and Suzi divorced in 2005. Suzi moved to Cedar Rapids with her daughter in 2007.
Suzi was formerly a member with the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston and in later years, she attended the Baptist Church in Mount Ayr.
Survivors include her daughter, Tasha Botkin of Cedar Rapids; son Nick (Renee) Botkin of Papillion, Nebraska; three grandchildren: Janessa and Rhea Botkin and Brodee Heistand; brother, Michael (Karen) Domoracki of Seymour, Wisconsin; sister, Linda (Rod) Beck of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; her beloved cat, Amari and other extended family.
Suzi was preceded in death by her parents.