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Helen M. “Sue” Sogge ~ 1940-2012

January 17th, 2012

Helen Marlene Zwemke Sogge, known to many as Sue, 71, of Kasson, passed away late in the evening of January 16, 2012 at Fieldcrest Care Center in Hayfield, MN after bravely fighting a two-month battle with pancreatic and lung cancer.

Sue was born in Willmar, MN on July 23, 1940. She graduated from Willmar High School and received her teaching degree from Mankato State in 1962. On April 12, 1963, she married Truman Sogge, then of Spicer, MN.

She is survived by her husband Truman; daughters, Heather (Troy) Winkels of Rochester, and Heidi (Brian) Brasher of Starkville, Mississippi; her mother, Margy Johnson of Kasson; sister, Faith Zwemke of Shoreview, MN; and grandchildren Mikayla Winkels, Shauna Winkels, Troy Robert Winkels, Ellie Brasher and Gibson Brasher.

There will be a visitation Friday, January 20, at the First Baptist Church, 304 – 4th Street NW, Kasson, at 1:00 pm with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 2:00 pm. There will be no reviewal.


This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 3:04 pm and is filed under Obituaries.

5 Responses to “Helen M. “Sue” Sogge ~ 1940-2012”

  1. Larry and Karen Padgett

    January 18th, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    Truman and family,

    So sorry to hear about Sue’s recent illness and death. We are currently in Florida so will not be able to attend the service, but want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May God grant you peace and comfort through this, but also hope in knowing for certain that she is with Him in glory.


  2. JoAnn and Mike O'Neill

    January 19th, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    Truman, Heather, Heidi and all the family,

    So sorry to hear about Sue’s passing. She was a warm and wonderful lady and will always remember her wonderful smile and pleasant personality. Our prayers are with you all at this trying time. We will be out of town for the visitation and funeral but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.


  3. Phil & Barb Hanson

    January 19th, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    Dear Truman, Heather, Heidi and families,

    We are so very sorry to hear that Sue has left you but rejoice in knowing she is with God – she IS smiling and singing – and she is no longer in pain. Phil and I are in Arizona and obviously unable to attend Sue’s Celebration of Life Service. Please know our prayers for added strength and peace are with each of you. You have a lot of friends reaching out to you in love and with concern for you right now. Enjoy the strength they bring to you through their love.

    Our love and prayers, Phil & Barb Hanson


  4. John collins

    January 20th, 2012 at 11:20 am

    Condolences to a wonderful family from Doc


  5. Steve Dawson

    January 20th, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Truman, Heather, Heidi and family,

    I was so saddened to hear of Sue’s passing. She was always a bright star to me. Please know my prayers and sympathies are with you. May God grant you the peace, comfort, and strength that only he can give as you move through this time. I’m sorry I will be missing the funeral.

    Love and Prayers,

    Steve and Gina Dawson


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