Cleda June (Nusser) SchoonoverJune 2, 1927 ~ September 20, 2017 (age 90)
Cleda was born June 2, 1927 in Sylvia Kansas to Kasper and May (Postier) Nusser. She passed away September 20, 2017 with her loving husband Bill by her side.
Cleda left Kansas with her family during the Dust Bowl ending up in Hermiston Oregon. She graduated from Hermiston High School in 1945 where she made many lifelong friends. She was the drummer for her high school dance band, loved dancing, bowling, playing cards and camping with friends and family.
Cleda married Jerry Coxen in 1946 and had 3 children Jim, Sandy and Sue. The couple later divorced. At Cleda’s 40th class reunion she became reacquainted with classmate Bill Schoonover. She and Bill married in 1986. Bill took Cleda on a tour of Europe and fulfilled her lifelong dream of visiting Germany. She and Bill enjoyed travelling, visiting friends and family and spending many winters in Arizona.
Cleda is survived by her husband Bill, her children Jim (Sally) Coxen, Sandy Nolte and Sue Orem, stepchildren, Dick (TJ) Schoonover, Sue (Ron) Parham, and Randall Schoonover .
Grandchildren Lynn (Dan) Witt, Tod (Rebecca) Coxen, Renee Coxen, Josh Coxen, Angie (Ryan) Zirkle and Matt (Lena) Orem. Step-grandchildren Jake, Riley, Sydney and Cami Parham, Claire, Henry and Owen Schoonover. Seven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Her brother Dick (Sally) Nusser and sister Donna (Dick) Bensel, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Marcel Nusser.
A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday September 30, 2017 at Hermiston Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to any hospice or the charity of your choice