Susan Angus - 73
June 22, 2022
Susan Angus, 73, of Cedar Rapids; formerly of the Mount Ayr / Creston areas, died Wed. June 8, 2022 at her home. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 2 p. m. Sunday, June 26, 2022 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Tim Maxa will officiate. The Service will be live streamed on a link under events at powersfh. com Private burial will be at a later date. Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p. m. Sunday, before the service. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be given at www. powersfh. com Susan (Domoracki) Angus, daughter of Ralph Domoracki and Joyce (Palmer) Domoracki, was born on September 14, 1948 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She graduated from Madison High School in Madison, South Dakota. Susan studied for one year at General Beadle State College in South Dakota before attending Northern State College in Aberdeen, South Dakota where she graduated with a BA in Education. In 1976, Susan married Gerald "Gary" W. Botkin in Iowa. They settled and worked in the Prescott/Stringtown, Iowa area. Susan taught at special education in Corning, before they started a family. Together they had two children, Natasha and Nick. After her children were in school, she taught with Corning, Creston and later fulltime with Orient-Macksburgs schools. Susan and Gary divorced in 1991. On June 24, 1995, Susan married Warren Angus in Mount Ayr, Iowa. They settled in Mount Ayr, where Susan taught special education until retiring in 2007. Warren and Susan divorced in 2005. Susan moved to Cedar Rapids in 2007, moving in with her daughter Natasha Botkin. Susan was a formerly member with the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston and in later years, she attended the Baptist Church in Mount Ayr. Survivors include her daughter, Tasha Botkin of Cedar Rapids and son Nick (Renee) Botkin of Papillion, Nebraska; 3 grandchildren, Janessa and Rhea Botkin and Brodee Heistand; a brother Michael (Karen) Domoracki of Seymour, Wis. ; a sister Linda (Rod) Beck of Sioux Falls, S. D. ; and other extended family. Susan was preceded in death by her parents.