October 17, 1936 – January 10, 2018

Leona Fay Schroeder Cole was born Oct. 17, 1936 in O’Neill, Neb., to William “Bill” Schroeder and Letha Violet Patterson.  She passed away at her home in Keizer on Jan. 10, 2018.

L. Schroeder

Leona was married for 37 years to Thomas Spencer Cole, Sr., who preceded her in death.

She loved reading, puzzles and, above all else, family.

Leona is survived by her daughter, Carla Spencer and her children Travis and Jenny; daughter, Jeanette Michaelson and children Christopher and Jamie; Mary (Bill) Sughroue and children Casey and Samuel; Thomas Jr. (Karen) Cole and children Sarah and Ashley; Henry Cole and son, Sean; daughter, Patricia Cole along with many great, great grandchildren.

Leona was preceded in death by her parents and sons-in-law Hugh Spencer and Rodney Michaelson.

In keeping with Leona’s wishes, no public services will be held. Assisting is Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.