Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

January 3, 2013

Suzette Honomichl


Pleasantville —  

Funeral services for Suzette Honomichl of Pleasantville were held on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Church of Christ with Pastor Don Hill & Minister George Conz officiating.  Burial followed in the Pleasantville Cemetery.  
Musical selections of “Amazing Grace” and “Blessed Assurance” were shared by Dixie Kraftschik, pianist and Barb Van Gorp, soloist.  Casket bearers included  Lew Smith, Mark Honomichl, Tim Honomichl, Toney Honomichl, Russel Smith and Bob Gilbery.  Honorary casket bearers included  Ben Honomichl, Neil Honomichl, J.R. Smith and Chad Honomichl.
Suzette Kay Honomichl was born Nov. 24, 1948, in Scotland, S. D., the daughter of Ruben Edward Phillip Bauder and Dorothy Marie (Hieb) Bauder.
Suzette grew up on the family farm and was baptized there.  As a girl, she enjoyed horse back riding and spent a lot of time with her grandparents, Ed and Bertha Hieb.  On Nov. 20, 1982, she was united in marriage to Richard Honomichl in Elk Point, S. D.  In 1985 the couple moved to Hartford, Iowa, and later to Pleasantville.  In her spare time, Suzette enjoyed gardening, talking to birds, fishing and baking.  Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Suzette passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at the Knoxville Hospital at the age of 64 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Richard of Pleasantville; children, Brian Honomichl and wife Leesa of Thomasville, N.C., Jason Verba and wife Leslie of Indianola and Whittney; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her sister, Gwen Deurmier of Volin, S. D., and many other family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, Suzette’s wishes are for memorials to be made to the H.H.T. Foundation or to the Pleasantville Church of Christ.  Online condolences may be left at

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