Loretta L. Coker Williamson Schadel (1927-2019)

MEADE- Loretta L. Coker Williamson Schadel, age 91, passed away late Sunday evening, January 13, 2019, at Seaton Hays Medical Center, Kyle, Texas.

She was born August 15, 1927, in rural Hodgeman County, Kansas, the daughter of Levi Preston and Laura Mae (Sanders) Lamoree. As a young girl she attended school in Buhler, Kansas, graduating from Buhler High School. In 1971, she moved to Meade and was a resident until 2006 when she moved to be near her family in Kyle, Texas. While living in Meade, she worked as a cook for the Chuckwagon Restaurant and was a caregiver for the Lone Tree Lodge.

She married William (Bill) Harvey Coker. After several years the couple later divorced. On September 14, 1962, she married Thomas Harry Williamson in Jetmore, Kansas. He precedes her in death on April 3, 1995. After Thomas’ death she later married her high school sweetheart, Leonard Jacob Schadel. He precedes her in death.

She enjoyed baking, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.

She survived by two sons, James Coker of Plains, Kansas, and Fred Coker of Kyle, Texas; a daughter, Dawna Nims of Corpus Christi, Texas; twenty grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husbands; a son Richard R. Coker; two brothers, Raymond and Ralph Lamoree; and three sisters, Ruth Wells, Rosella Quint, and Dortha Robinson.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00p.m. Saturday , January 19, 2019, at the United Methodist Church, Meade. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery, Meade.

Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com

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