Clarice Irene Schoon (Cady)
Clarice Irene Schoon, 70, of Platte, SD passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Platte Health Center Avera. A private family Committal Service will be held at the Platte City Cemetery at a later date.
Clarice Irene (Cady) Schoon was born on June 21, 1947 to Clayton and Eva (Vanden Hoek) Cady at their home in Harrison, SD. She graduated from Dakota Christian High School in 1964. On September 25, 1964 Clarice was united in marriage to Gary Wayne Schoon at her parent’s home in Harrison. She was employed for several years as a Nurse’s Aide at the Platte Hospital.
Clarice attended the First Reformed Church in Platte. She enjoyed going dancing with Gary, knitting, playing cards and having friends at her home to visit over coffee.
Grateful for having shared in Clarice’s life: her daughter, Patti (Myron) DeGroot of Platte, SD; two grandchildren: Kayla DeGroot of Aberdeen, SD and Kip (Caitlin) DeGroot of Platte, SD; two great grandchildren: Charley DeGroot and Rylee DeGroot; four siblings: Linda (Richard) Johnson of Ipswich, SD, Maurice (Evelyn) Cady of Fort Collins, CO, Lauren (Jennene) Cady of Lakeville, MN, Keith (Fairan) Cady of Mesquite, NV; three brothers-in-law: Ray Meyerink of Platte, SD, Gene Keegal of Platte, SD and Gene (Birdie) Schoon of Corsica, SD; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Clarice was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Schoon (Jan. 6, 2016); her son, Chad Schoon (Sept. 14, 2014); her parents, Clayton and Eva Cady; two sisters: Muriel Meyerink and Ruth Keegal; and her parents-in-law, Peter and Johanna Schoon.
Memorials in Clarice’s honor may be directed to: Clarice Schoon Memorial Fund, c/o First Fidelity Bank, PO Box 450, Platte, SD 57369.