Sue Woodward Nugent, 79
Sue Woodward Nugent of Lakeville, Minn., passed away peacefully Sept.
21, 2011, after several years battling Lewy Body Dementia and
She was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Fort Wayne, Ind. She formerly lived
in Cedarburg for 13 years.
Sue was a 1949 graduate of Minneapolis Southwest High and attended
the University of Minnesota. She was active in parish ministry;
Habitat for Humanity; Good News Group – Dominica, West Indies; St.
Andrews Catholic Church, Dominica; Welcome Wagon; and Edina Jr.
Her career included serving as parish secretary at Annunciation
Catholic Church in Minneapolis and All Saints Catholic Church in
Lakeville. She was a member of the Diaconate Community Pastoral
Council where she ministered to the needs of the diaconate community.
Sue was a superb entertainer, gourmet cook and caregiver. She enjoyed
playing games with friends, tending to her gardens, poetry, putting
lyrics to music, travel, family genealogy, journaling, scrapbooks,
interior decorating, planning the annual high school reunion, but
most of all, time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, David Shane Nugent.
Sue was a devoted wife of nearly 60 years and will be dearly missed
by her soul-mate, George. She was the loving mother to her children,
Michael (Kim Marie) Nugent, Debra (Rick) Stickley, Mark (Kim Rae)
Nugent, David Nugent, Mary Nugent, Daniel (Marypat) Nugent, and
Martha (Scott) Shaw; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Sue will be missed by other family and friends, especially her Aunt,
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, with
a 5 p.m. Holy Rosary at Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 14850 Garrett
Ave., Apple Valley, Minn., (952) 432-2331. Visitation will also at at
10 a.m. today, Sept. 27, at All Saints Catholic Church, 19795 Holyoke
Avenue, Lakeville, Minn. A Mass of resurrection will follow at 11
a.m. Interment to follow at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Lakeville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Lewy Body Dementia
Association, http://lewybodydementia.org/content/ways-to-give or
John J Wielgus Hospice Foundation,
A very special thank you to the compassionate staff at the Lodges on
Natchez, Elko, Minn.