Susan Kay (Rhodes) Daugard, daughter of the late William Kay and Lola May (Brown) Rhodes, was born January 1, 1953, in Mountain Grove, Missouri, and passed away March 19, 2019, at Mercy in Springfield, Missouri, She was 66 years, two months, and 18 days of age.
Susan was raised in the Mountain Grove area. She married Richard Daugard April 2, 1975, in Mountain Grove. They raised four children together. She and Richard lived on a hobby farm west of Mountain Grove.
Susan loved raising her goats, peacocks, chickens, and her dog, Chico. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, making baby blankets and bonnets, taking drives, and going to swap meets. She also enjoyed being a homemaker. But she especially loved times spent with her grandkids. She helped raise two grandsons, Nathan and Isam. Later in life, while she was at the nursing home, she enjoyed playing cards.
Susan was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Daugard, and one son, Richard Daugard, Jr. and wife Jennifer, all of Mountain Grove; three daughters, Katie Alexander and husband Doug of Mountain Grove, Taleisa Baker and husband Allen, of Norwood, Missouri, and Hannah Daugard and Terry Prock of Mountain Grove; two brothers, Chester Long of Mountain Grove and Dale Rhodes and wife Mechelle of Cabool, Missouri; six sisters, Rosie Sontheimer and husban Gene of Mountain Grove, Esther Rhodes of Cabool, Nancy Walker and husband Chester of Mountain Grove, Pearl Jones and husband Bruce of Mountain Grove, Carla Farley and husband Ed of Cabool, and Lola Ray and husband Brian of Cabool; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends who will dearly miss her.
Memorial services were held Monday, March 25, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home with Rev. Zach Williams officiating. Song selections were “Baby Likes To Rock It,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Go Rest High On That Mountain.” Cremation and services were under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grove.