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Suzanne F. (Smock) Langel

July 19, 1950 ~ March 1, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Suzanne Langel Obituary

 Suzanne F. Langel, 73, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2024, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. She was born on July 19, 1950, the daughter of Donald and Donna (Duffy) Smock in Dubuque. Suzanne attended grade school in Edgewood, Strawberry Point, and Greeley. She went to high school in West Delaware.

On June 27, 1967, she was united in marriage to William D. Cozad, Jr. in Kahoka, Missouri. Two sons were born to this union. They divorced in 1984. On February 27, 1987, she was united in marriage to Richard L. Langel in Cedar Rapids.

Suzanne worked as a nursing assistant for over 30 years and a few years doing childcare. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially spoiling her great grandkids. Suzanne liked watching NASCAR races, fishing, and taking care of her flowers. She was a big Elvis fan and also enjoyed listening to Merle Haggard and George Strait.

Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Richard Langel; two step sons, Chris (Jerri Jo) Langel of Bettendorf and Josh (Jennifer) Langel of Heath, Texas; four grandchildren, Aaron (Shannon) Martensen of Earlville, Hayley (James) Kromminga of Monticello, Nathan (Chelsea) Cozad of North Liberty, Heather (Josh) Cigrand of Scotch Grove; seven step-grandchildren, Levi and Emma Langel and Alexis, Addison, Jase, Kennedy, and Kamden Langel; eight great-grandchildren, Violet and Ruby Martensen, Chloe and Rose Cozad, Orion Kromminga, Braydon, Tucker, and Camden Cigrand; two brothers-in-law, Gerald Dunn of Dubuque and Ron Stoecker of Princeville, Illinois; her mother-in-law, Arlene Langel of Manchester; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her two sisters, Debra Stoecker and Shelia Dunn; her two sons, Rodney and Chad Cozad; father-in-law, Ambrose Langel, and great-nephew, Carter DeMoss.


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Public Visitation
March 6, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
1500 North Franklin Street
Manchester, IA 52057

Inurnment at a Later Date

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Greeley, IA 52050

Private Family Mass of Christian Burial

St. Mark Catholic Church
205 South Locust Street
Edgewood, IA 52042