Cleone (Schroeder) Podey
August 18, 1935 - November 10, 2018


Cleone Schroeder MHS 1953


Frederic Dethlefsen, Elaine Willenborg, Cleone Schroeder


Billy Genzen, Wayne Schroeder, Leo Willenborg, Harold Hill


Cleone Podey, Roger Sinow - 2005 German Heritage Day at Manning Heritage Park

Cleone & Wayne were the children of Herbert & Leona (Grimm) Schroeder

Pauley Jones Funeral Homes

MHS 1953: Vera Ahrenholtz, Marlene Anthony, Glenn Branning, Phyllis Branning, Claus Bunz, Margene Drees, Allan Eich, Mary Lou Foley, Daryl Genzen, Loyce Gray, David Grundmeier, Dorothy Hammer, Marlene Hargens, Marlene Jahn, Wilbur Jahn, William Jensen, Ardella Joens, Donna Joens, Barbara Knaack, Dareld Kracht, Gene Kuhl, Gene Martens, Roland Meeves, David Muhlbauer, Robert Neubaum, Pete Petersen, Lewis Puck, Merlin Ramsey, Patricia Ramsey, Richard Rix, Corrine Sander, Cleone Schroeder, Colleen Schwiesow, Maxine Sextro, Ruth Sextro, Shirley Sextro, Glenn Singsank, Melvin Sinow, Donna Spies, Norbert Stoberl, Betty Stuhr, Merlene Thompson, Allen Vennink, Shirley Vinke, Roger Vollstedt, Shirley Watson, Myra Weinbrandt, James Wingrove, Phyllis Zerwas

Former members: Dean Aden, Janet Asmus, Carol Bliefert, Joseph Bringleson, Jr., Mary Bringleson, Janet Dau, James Davenport, Michael Farmer, Jack Fuller, Howard Gilman, Roger Hansen, Mary Ann Hass, Richard Henriksen, Mary Ann Holme, Donald Lerssen, Caroline Louisfield, Roger Mentzer, Ramon Meyers, Leo Miller, Charlotte Mishler, Patricia Pare, Janice Popp, JoAnn Ramsey, Betty Remmes, James Rostermundt, Darrel Sander, Lois Sander, Everett Slechta, Arlo Stein, Michael Sullivan, Nadine Walters, Jon Wiemann

Cleone at Manning Schools
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Girls' Glee Club 1951-52
Back: Marlene Bogatzke, Cleone Schroeder, Marlene Hargens, Jane Opperman, Sally Juels, Mary Helen Stangl, ??, Barb Knaack, Phyllis Genzen, Myra Schroeder, ??, Waldeen Jackson, Marlene Nulle, ??, ??, ??
Middle: Betty Foley, Shirley Watson, Marlene Anthony, Dorothy Hammer, Shirley Ruhde, Louise Polking, Ardith Witt, Shirley Sextro, Shirley Vinke, Joleen Klocke, Darlene Sextro, Carol Sander, Alice Ahrendsen, ??, Marie Johnson?
Front: Jeanne Lyden, Gwanetha Horbach, Carol Ann Gruhn, Cheryl Andresen, Phyllis Branning, Judith Vollmer, Janis Groteluschen, Janice Popp, Mary Lou Foley, Lois Struve, Charlotte Paulsen, Diane Rix, Janelle Kruse, Phyllis Zerwas

Girls' Glee Club 1951-52
Back: Claus Bunz, Gene Kuhl, James Wingrove, Glen Singsank, Merlin Ramsey, Allen Eich, Wilbur Jahn
Middle: Caroline Louisfield, Corrine Sander, Roger Vollstedt, Colleen Schwiesow, Robert Neubaum, Betty Stuhr, David Grundmeier, Phyliss Branning, Daryl Genzen
Front: Janis Popp, Marlene Anthony, Vera Ahrenholtz, Ardella Joens, Donna Joens, Cleone Schroeder, Donna Spies, Marlene Hargens

1952-53 school year MHS concert band
Students of Senior class 1953, Junior 1954, Sophomore 1955, Freshman 1956, Eighth 1957

Back 9: Carol Rowedder, Judy Vollmer, Louise Polking, Robert Wycoff, Larry Kasperbauer, Roland Valentine, Mary Lou Foley, Marlene Jahn, Ann Littell
Fifth 13: Shirley Sextro, Claus Bunz, Bill Jensen, Merlene Thomson, Dale Vollstedt, Jack Hansen, Roger Littell, Ray Fink, Alan Leinen, Gene Martens, Lyle Frahm, Jon Groteluschen, Warren Puck
Fourth 15: Corrine Sander, Maxine Sextro, Carol Antone, Janet Kuhl, Joleen Klocke, Eunice Eich, Beverly Souter, Janice Ahrendsen, Beverly Nielsen, Janice Groteluschen, Donna Spies, Ruth Sextro, Lois Vennink, Karen Rix, Myra Meeves, Director Orville Harris (standing)
Third arc 4 on left: Marcia Martens, Darlys Vollstedt, Janice Laurinat, Verna Singsank
Third arc 3 on right: Richard Rix, Duane Monson, Robert Beisch
Second arc 4 on left: Shirley Ruhde, Audrey Leinen, Darlene Sextro, Cleone Schroeder
Second arc 3 on right: Cynthia Peters, Karen Carstens, Jane Opperman
Front 10: Barbara Knaack, Diane Rix, Gwanetha Horbach, Carol Sander, Charlotte Paulsen, Kay Ramsey, Marie Johnson, Betty Foley, Elke Bunz, Deanna Donaghu


One of Cleone's passions in life was volunteering for the Hayes Township Schuetzen Verein King & Queen contest at the Five Mile House northwest of Manning.
She helped to promote this Verein until the end...

Five Mile House

Cleone in charge of the lady's ball toss in 2016

2016 Ball toss 5-Mile house winner in the middle standing with past Queens - Cleone Podey, 7th over

2005 German Heritage Day in Manning - presenting Heinz and the German American Society of Omaha a Hayes Township Schuetzen Verein 1983 centennial mug.


Arney Luetje, Russell Sinow, Heinz Olk, Cleone Podey


Heinz Olk

In 2010 Cleone brought me her Grimm scrapbook so I could scan it. I won't show all of the Grimm connections but here are a few pix of of her more direct family members.

Grimm family

Leona Johanna Caroline Grimm


Schroeder family


Wayne, Cleone, Marilyn


Wayne, Cleone, Marilyn


Herbert


Leona 1955


Wayne Schroeder MHS 1948


Linda, Susan, Debra


Wayne & Lila (Mohr) Schroeder family


Dale & Marilyn (Schroeder) Jons family


Lucinda & Lyle Podey


Roger Podey


Cleone & Freddie Podey


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