Susan K. Cowden, age 82 of Lima, passed at 10:35 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2021 at her residence. She was born August 18, 1938 in Lima, Ohio to the late Roger ‘Jack’ States and Rosemary Douglass States Krimblebine.
Susan retired from J. C. Penney and was a Lima Senior High School graduate. She enjoyed watching Dancing with the Stars, watching and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Ohio State Buckeyes. She loved feeding everyone including the birds and neighborhood cats. Susan will be remembered for being a fun loving lady who had a passion for her friends and get togethers. She loved a good party, was a great cook and above all had a kind and loving heart.
Survivors include 4 children – Kimberly S. Bailey of Maryland; Timothy R. Cowden of Mississippi; Sherry D. Oliver of Lima; Shawn W. Cowden of Lima; 10 grandchildren – twins – Kristy (Patrick) Steele and Kelly (Chris) Martinez; Amy (Gary) Cray; Dustin Bailey; Shannon (Dustin Morris) Bailey; Marissa Abner; Krista Cowden; Alina Sewell; Jason K. (Bekah) Davis; and Brandon Cowden; 23 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; a brother – Louis (Judy) States of Indian Lake; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a granddog – Zues.
She was preceded in death by her former husband – William R. Cowden and a granddaughter – Brittney Oliver.
A celebration of Susan’s life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio SPCA or Wounded Warriors.