EQM Sue Ellen
Location: Fullerton, CA
Chapter Name Fabulous Founders
Royal Title Red Hat Society Exalted Queen Mother
About Me Born 7-22-44 in Sioux City, Iowa
Lived in Texas, New York and Massachusetts before moving to California in 1957.
Graduated from Anaheim High School in 1962
Graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 1968 with a degree in English
Some post-graduate art classes
Married Allen Cooper in 1968
Children born in 1969 and 1973
Stayed at home when children were young.
Freelance illustrator: 1985-1992
Mural/faux finish business, Altered Interiors, 1992 - 1997
Founded RHS in 1998
Interests art, Bible study, politics, animals, gardening, interior design
Hobbies Art - particularly watercolor, colored pencil, mixed media; Walking my dog; reading; interior design, "junking"
Music Classical, Country, Adult contemporary (Starbucks)
Movies "Ordinary People"
"Lord of the Rings"
"Saving Private Ryan"
Books I've read far and wide. Always interested in other readers' recommendations. If I start listing my favorites, it will take up pages!
Likes being outdoors; time with friends and family; shopping
Dislikes waiting for people who are late; over-cluttered spaces
Vices too fond of sugary treats; perfectionism
Virtues loyal, honest, conscientious, compassionate
Family husband, Allen (40 years)
Grown children: son, Shane (38); daughter,
Andrea (34); son-in-law, Matt; granddaughters, Hannah (2) and Abby ( months)
Oldest of 3 sisters
Are you a Mother? Yes
Are you a Grandmother? Yes
2 black cats, Polly and Suki