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June 26, 1939 ~ April 11, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


A funeral Liturgy for Sue Clowes Mayhugh, 83, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 29, 2023 at the Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with Father Hiep Nguyen as the Celebrant.  

Sue Mayhugh passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at the Platte County Legacy Home in Wheatland.

Sue was born on Monday, June 26, 1939 in Stockton, California the daughter of Roscoe Wheeler and Mildred June (Redden) Clowes.

She grew up on Clowes Dairy on the ranch called Cooper Oaks.  She attended boarding school at Santa Catalina in Monterey, California and graduated in 1957.  She attended the University of Pacific and later the University of Washington obtaining an interior design degree.  She later studied at the Rudolph Schaefer School of Design in San Francisco, California.  It was in San Francisco where she worked for the film festival and later the United States Postal Service in 1969.  While there she was introduced to Dennis Moore and they later married in 1970.  They had twin daughters, Danielle and Denise in 1971. In 1973 they moved to Colorado, first to Basalt, and finally settling in Fort Collins in 1976.  Sue loved to needlepoint.  She was taught by her mother, who was taught by her mother.  She moved to Wellington, Colorado in 1996, at the same time her passion for needlepoint influenced her to start a wholesale needlepoint company known as Cooper Oaks Design.  The love of needlepoint extended down to her daughters as well.  Denise now running Cooper Oaks Design and Danielle running another line of needlepoint.

Sue enjoyed traveling and did so extensively.  Before she was married, she traveled with her parents to Spain, Portugal, Greece, Majorca, Italy, and Switzerland.  In 2000 she began to travel again going to such places as Antarcitca, Russia, most of Europe, China, Tanzania, Mexico, South America, Israel, Canada and finally the British Isles in 2015.  Where she was able to trace her family history.  

In October, 2009 she married Chuck Mayhugh.  

Sue is survived by her husband, Chuck Mayhugh; daughters, Danielle (Mike) Grann and Denise (Mike) Seale; five grandchildren, Lance and Blake Grann and Clayton, Kelley, and Toby Seale. 

She loves animals, always had a dog in the house.  She enjoyed spending time at the Wellington Senior Center and with her family.  She was also very active in her church, and was honored to serve as a reader and eucharistic minister at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Collins, Colorado.

A memorial to the Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1001 Ninth Street, Wheatland, Wyoming 82201 would be appreciated by the family.

Gorman Funeral Homes - Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements.

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Funeral Liturgy
April 29, 2023

10:00 AM
Saint Patrick's Catholic Church (Wheatland Cemetery, Wheatland)
1001 Ninth Street
Wheatland, WY 82201


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