February 14, 1929 – September 22, 2014
Leona Clark, age 85, of Boone, died September 22, 2014, at the Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center in Stratford. She has been cremated.
Friends may call at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall on Monday, September 29, 2014, from 5 until 8 p.m. where the family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m. No formal services are scheduled.
Leona was born in York, Nebraska, on February 14, 1929, the daughter of Edward and Helen (Gilliland) Strauss.
She graduated from Luther High School in Luther and on August 2, 1947, Leona married Rodney ‘Rod’ Clark in Boone.
In earlier years, Leona worked as a saleswoman at Spurgeon’s and also worked at Cardinal Cleaners.
Leona also tailored clothing for Dad and Lad clothing store.
She enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, crafts, woodworking, and traveling.
Leona is preceded in death by her parents, husband Rod, a sister Dorothy Wisecup, and son-in-law Kent Haglund.
She is survived by three sons, Brad and wife Cate of Boone, Breck of Boone and Brent and wife Katie of Elgin, Texas; a daughter Brenda Haglund of Boone; four grandchildren: Damian and Aaron Clark, Leah Porter and husband Donnie, and Justin Haglund; a great grandchild Brayleigh Jo Haglund; four nephews: Randy, Lloyd (Buzz), Craig, and Tony Wisecup; and many other relatives.
In memory of Leona, memorials may be directed to the family.