Cleo June Morman, age 92 of Crofton, Nebraska, died on Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Center in Bloomfield, Nebraska.
Funeral Services will be on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton with Rev. Gary Kimm officiating. Burial will be in the Crofton Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Saturday. Memorials are preferred to the Crofton Senior Center.
Pallbearers are David Fosbinder, Zack Zimmer, Ben Morman, Ryan Morman, John Morman, and Dan Arens.
Cleo was born on June 22, 1925 in the old Weigand Homestead in Knox County to Harry Terril and Leona Hannah (Merchen) Smith. Cleo went to 19N school through 8th grade and graduated from Bloomfield High School. She taught country school and attended Wayne State College to update her teaching certificate. She married Edward "Dick" Morman on March 27th,1947 and they farmed north of Crofton. Cleo moved into Crofton in 1992. In February 2017 she moved into the Good Samaritan Center in Bloomfield.
Cleo worked for the Singer Company as a sewing instructor. She also worked as the activity director and later as a patient advocate at a nursing home in Yankton. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church and a current member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Crofton. She was a 70 year member of the Crofton American Legion Auxiliary. She was 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of 8 and 40.
Cleo is survived by a daughter, Kay and Dave Fosbinder of Fremont, Nebraska and a son Jerry Morman of Wilmington, North Carolina, her grandchildren Joe Fosbinder, Melissa and Zachary Zimmer, John Morman, Ben and Jesse Morman, Ryan Morman, her great grandchildren Hudson Morman and Sierra Zimmer, and her deceased daughter Judy's children, Amanda, Jessica and David. She is survived by her sister Verlyn Nohr.
She was proceeded in death by her parents and her husband Dick, a daughter Judy Morman, a granddaughter Carrolyn, 2 brothers, Harry Smith and Raymond Smith, and 2 sisters, Leora Schuett and Cecil Smith.
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With deepest sympathy to the family. You are in my thoughts and prayers."God Bless"
Jennifer (Bockholt) Good
Cleo was one of a kind! We had lots of visiting while she got her hair done! You have our sympathy Jerry and Kay, and all your family. I noticed ,Jerry, that you are from the Carolinas , we were out there 2 weeks ago. Beautiful country! I hope Cleo got out there to enjoy it! You never stop missing your Mom! Blessings to all. Dave and Arlis Hunhoff.
I am saddened for your loss. My heart goes out to the family.
Ingrid (Bockholt) Phipps
I have fond memories of picking strawberries at the farm. My sincere sympathy.
Laurie (Peterson) Wright
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