Funeral services for SuzAnne McCormick, 63, were held at 2 p.m.. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at the Glendo High School Gymnasium in Glendo with Jim Wilson officiating. Interment was in the Horseshoe Cemetery near Glendo.
SuzAnne McCormick died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper after an accident on the family’s ranch.
A Prayer Service was held at the Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at 3 p.m. with Bishop Darrell Locke of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Saints conducting.
She was born in Coalville, Utah, May 5, 1949, the daughter of Ralph Willard and LaWana (Black) Milliner. SuzAnne attended Utah State University and received bachelor degrees first in home economics and family studies, then in education. SuzAnne married James McCormick in 1980.
She spent her working career teaching first in Douglas and then Glendo. She loved all the children she taught and changed many lives. She retired in 2011. Her greatest joy in life came from being with family and friends. The last few months of her life may have been some of her happiest, enjoying the holidays with family and planning for her first grandchild.
She was survived by husband James of Glendo; sister and brother-in-law Roberta and Robert Hanson, of Towanda, Penn., sister and brother-in-law Carma and Scott Shoop of Newcastle, and brother and sister-in-law Chad and Kathy Milliner of West Jordan, Utah; brother-in law and sister-in-law Bob and Sandy McCormick of Glenrock; son Mike of Glendo; and daughter Laura (Andrew Ebel) of Glendo; and numerous nieces and nephews each of whom held a special place in her heart.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph, on April 21, 1974 and her mother, LaWana, on May 4, 1970.
A memorial to the Glendo Volunteer Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 404, Glendo, WY 82213 or to the Marge Cares Foundation, P.O. Box 155, Douglas, WY 82213 would be appreciated by the family.
Serving as pallbearers were Doug Fenton, Grady Winders, Britt Wilson, Don Smathers, Gary Peterson and Lake Sanborn.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyoming was in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gormanfh.com