Susan Kay Sparks, 62, of Belle Plaine, died Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Hope Lodge in Iowa City following a lingering illness. There will be a memorial gathering Saturday, January 12 at the Hrabak Funeral home from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM with Rick Sparks presiding.
She is survived by her husband, Sid Mabb; sons, Rick (Melyse) Sparks of Belle Plaine and Tom Sparks of Cedar Rapids; daughter, Tarina Sparks of Belle Plaine; sister, Sharon (Jim) Sonkfen of Evansdale; and by six grandchildren.
Susan loved music, tigers, and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoyed castles and wizards and she loved to bake. In her life, she worked several places, including benco, Pierce Lumber, and Funk's Seeds.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.