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Susan Tuckenhagen Riggs
Susan Tuckenhagen Riggs, age 58, of Buffalo, and formerly of Waverly, departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, in Lillian, Ala. after a battle with cancer.
She was born June 17, 1944, to John and Norene (Fuller) Tuckenhagen in Waverly.
Sue was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary's Church in Waverly and graduated from St. Mary's High School.
Sue was born and raised in the Waverly area. She moved to Buffalo at age 18. She spent all but the last two years of her life in Buffalo. The last two years were spent traveling around the United States, which she enjoyed immensely.
She was a 22-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and belonged to AARP.
She was preceded in death by her parents John (Jack) and Norene Tuckenhagen, two brothers William and George Tuckenhagen and a sister Mary LaRoche.
She leaves to mourn her passing her husband James Riggs of Lillian, Ala. and Empire, Mich.; her sister Barbara Reeves of Corbin, Ky.; sister-in-law Monica Tuckenhagen of Waverly; father-in-law, Glen Riggs of Pensacola, Fla.; and a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends
She will be laid to rest Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Cemetery, Waverly, at a graveside service.
Howard Lake-Waverly Herald & Winsted-Lester Prairie