Susan R. Tebbe (1946-2017)
TEBBE, MELSSEN, REISCH
Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 3/8/2018 at 18:45:32
Susan R. Tebbe, 71, of Bellevue, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Bethany Home, in Dubuque.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bellevue. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Visitation for Sue will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Hachmann Funeral Home & Cremation Service and again Wednesday morning from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Susan was born on August 23, 1946 in Dubuque, Iowa, the second child of six to Louis & Catherine (Melssen) Reisch. On July 23, 1966 she married Cletus Tebbe at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubuque. Clete passed away June 16, 2014.
She graduated from Wahlert Catholic High School, class of 1964. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Clarke College in 1986 and a Master’s of Arts in Education from the University of Northern Iowa in 2006.
She worked as a secretary for several companies before entering the teaching profession in 1987 at St. Joseph’s the Worker in Dubuque. When St. Joseph’s closed, she moved to Mazzuchelli Catholic Middle School until her retirement in 2009.
In the summer she took continuing education courses in geology. She enjoyed golfing, riding bicycles and summer boat trips with friends.
Those left in her memory, include her two sons, Scott (Theresa) Tebbe and Jason Tebbe; and five siblings, Barbara (William) Yager, Ann (Gary) Kruse, Robert (Shirley) Reisch, Kathy (Alan) Krambeer and Karen (Donald) Frost.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Catherine Reisch; husband, Cletus; and son, Todd.
The family wishes to thank Bell Tower Retirement Community, Bethany Home Retirement Center, and Hospice of Dubuque for taking excellent care of Sue.
Scott Obituaries maintained by Janet L. Rossmiller-Dolan.
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