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Susan Elaine Goeders Rice

Feb 18, 2021

Susan Elaine Goeders Rice, age 57, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.

Susan was born on July 11, 1963, the daughter of John and Rita (Loring) Goeders in Emmetsburg. She was the youngest and only girl of six children. Susan attended Emmetsburg Catholic School.

Her favorite memories growing up were family reunions at Wolf River in Wisconsin. She raised her two children in Humboldt, co-owning an Ace Hardware store there for 10 years. Susan enjoyed boating, fishing and summers outside working in the yard and growing tomatoes in her garden. She was guided by her strong faith in God.

Susan is survived by her children, Joe (Heidi) McCullough of Thor, and Tracy (Justin) Gehrts of Cedar Rapids; her brothers Denny (Gayle) Goeders of Dayton, Leo (Kathy) Goeders of Emmetsburg, Mike (Deb) Goeders of Emmetsburg, Joe (Lori) Goeders of Emmetsburg, and, George (Carolyn) Goeders of Northwood; and her grandchildren, Jonathan and Madeline McCullough and Zoey Gehrts. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Rita Goeders.

A graveside service will be held in the spring.