Susan "Sue" Banks, 66, of McCallsburg, Iowa passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 7, 2020. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Bethany Lutheran Church in McCallsburg. Her memorial service will immediately follow the visitation and will begin at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Kathy Sandmann officiating. Burial in the Warren Township Cemetery in McCallsburg will follow.
Sue was born on May 3, 1953 in Jefferson, Iowa to Charles and Betty (Gallanger)Hutchins. The family relocated to East Des Moines and she attended SE Polk School. She then moved to Huxley with Walter and Ethel Purvis and she attended Ballard High School and graduated with the class of 1972. Sue met the love of her life, Jerry Banks and the couple married on June 30, 1973 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. The couple moved to McCallsburg where they began their family together. Sue began working at NESCO. In 1990, once her boys were older, she began working at Bethany Life in Story City as a CNA, then CMA. A job she held and cherished until she retired in 2015. Sue was a member of the McCallsburg 1st Responders and served as President for over 10 years, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Bethany Lutheran Church. Sue loved her family and spending time with them, going to her boys' and then grandkids' sporting events, bowling in the Story City Bowling League, and camping around Central Iowa.
Those left to cherish her loving memories are her husband Jerry Banks; sons Mike (Michelle) Banks, and Matt (Emily) Banks; grandchildren Ryan, Jenna, Andrew, Megan, Julie, and Madison; siblings Steve Hutchins, Jim Hutchins, Janet Rohrbough, Sandy Armstrong, Larry (Ruth) Purvis, and David (Pat) Purvis; sisters-in-law Betty Coffman, and Joan Banks; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, foster parents, sister Judy Purvis, mother-in-law Ida Banks, uncle Joe Gallanger, brothers-in-law Laurence Banks, Gerald Banks, and Gene Coffman, and sister-in-law Irma Banks.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Zearing has been entrusted with the care of Sue and her family.
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