Ione Marie Schrader, 67, of Sutherland, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. Ione was born on April 27, 1945 in Tilden to John and Beatrice (Heithoff) Richart.
She graduated from Neligh High School in 1963. She raised her family in Sutherland.
In 1978 Ione went to work for North Platte Power District. She officially retired from there in 2011.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sutherland. She enjoyed baking, canning, gardening and quilting. She also enjoyed riding motorcycles, going fishing and spending time with her family.
Ione is survived by her children Kelly (Dick) Lutz of Sutherland, Greg Schrader of Wyoming and Norman Schrader of Ogallala; sisters Shirley (Dennis) Bartleson, Germaine (Dewayne) Voborny; brother Leroy Richart; grandchildren Mary Lutz, Julie and Travis Schrader, Brandon, Josh, DJ and Lindsay Schrader; several nieces, nephews, and other family members; and her beloved dog Pookie.
Ione was preceeded in death by her parents.
Memorials are suggested to the Callahan Cancer Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Sacred Heart with the Rev. James Novakowski officiating. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Inurnment will follow at Riverview Cemetery near Sutherland.