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Rhonda Kay Case

December 16, 1955 ~ September 15, 2018 (age 62)

Rhonda Kay Schommer Case passed away on the Ponderosa Villa in Crawford, NE, on September 15, 2018, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Rhonda was the second of five children born to Joe and Mary Lou (Manchester) Schommer. She attended Assumption Academy through the tenth grade and when it closed, finished high school at Chadron High School, graduating 11th in a class of 145 students. Rhonda attended Chadron State College, graduating in 1977, with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Math. She taught rural schools in Sheridan County for sixteen years. After her marriage and the birth of her son, Zachary, the family moved to Blair, NE. Through the years, Rhonda managed a daycare, worked for the Department of Welfare, and the Salvation Army. She also taught CPR classes and provided GED classes in Blair and Fremont. One of her most challenging and rewarding jobs was teaching GED classes to juveniles on probation. Rhonda returned to Chadron in 2013 to be closer to family. She worked for ESU 13 and just before getting sick, worked at Chadron State Park - a job she loved dearly. She always liked working with children and they liked her. Rhonda was preceded in death by her grandparents and father, Joe Schommer. She is survived by her son, Zachary and his wife Brittany, of Nashville, TN, her mom, Mary Lou Schommer of Chadron, brother, Randy (Brenda) Schommer of Chadron, sister, Ruth (Steve) Baker of Hemingford, NE, brother, Ron (Sharon) Schommer of Sacramento, CA, sister, Renee (Mike) Kindred or Oral, SD, an aunt, Bonnie Goodman of Chadron, NE, several nieces and nephews, and many friends who kept in touch with her through her illness. Memorials in Rhonda's name can be made to St. Jude's, Ponderosa Villa, or an organization of your choice. Funeral arrangements will be made through Chamberlain Chapel.




NOTICE
Funeral services for Rhonda (Schommer) Case will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:00AM at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Chadron, Nebraska. A vigil will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Chadron, Nebraska.

Rhonda passed away on September 15, 2018 at the Ponderosa Villa in Crawford, Nebraska.

Rhonda was born on December 16, 1955 in Chadron, Nebraska.

She was 62.

A memorial has been established for St. Jude's Hospital, Ponderosa Villa or the Donors Choice. Donation may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337

Online condolences can be made at www.chamberlainchapel.com

Chamberlain Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Previous Events

Service
Friday, September 21, 2018
10:00 AM 9/21/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church

Chadron
Chadron, NE 69337

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Chadron Chadron 69337 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

10th and Maple
Chadron, NE 69337

10th and Maple Chadron 69337 NE
United States
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