Rayleen Billings

October 6, 1943 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 76)


Rayleen Theresa Billings Schommer

Rayleen T Billings, 76, died unexpectedly September 22, 2020, peacefully, in her home in Maricopa, AZ.

She was born October 6, 1943 in Chadron, Ne, the daughter of Raynold Benjamin and Velma Aleen (Asbury) Schommer. After attending and graduating from school in Chadron, Rayleen married Jack D Billings on August 13, 1962 at St Patrick’s Catholic Church. Having a ferocious love of learning, Rayleen raised her three children and then began her college career at Chadron State College ultimately achieving her Doctorate of Philosophy and Psychology from Southern California University in September of 2003. She then practiced in Chadron for many years, focusing her energy on women and children.

Survivors include her husband Jack, Maricopa, AZ. Daughter and Son In Law, Deb and John Worley, Crystal Lake, IL. Grandchildren Britanee Foster, Alyson Morris, Logan Almond, Taime Billings and Jessica Brown. Great Grandchildren Liam and Emma Morris, Charlotte Foster, Etta Almond and Joelle Brown. Proceeded in death by two sons, Troy and Cory Billings, Parents Ray and Aleen Schommer, brother and sister, Ben Schommer and Celia “Timmie” Hallsted.


Mass of Christian burial will be held at St Patricks Catholic Church 364 Cedar Street, Chadron Nebraska 69337 on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 10 AM with Father Todd Philipsen officiating. A vigil will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chadron, Nebraska.

Memorials to St Judes research hospital for Children, Shriners or St Patricks Catholic Church. Donations can be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.

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Vigil Service
September 28, 2020

7:00 PM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Chadron, NE 69337

Mass of Christian Burial
September 29, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Chadron, NE 69337

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