Nona's Story

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Nona Mae Shearer, 84, Kokomo, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 31, 2017. She was born Sept. 4, 1932, in St. Joseph, Michigan, to the late Harold Davis Jr. and Helen (Mischke) Davis. Nona was married to James E. Shearer on Aug. 25, 1956, in St. Joseph, Michigan. James preceded her in death Dec. 5, 2004.
Nona graduated from St. Joseph High School in Michigan and then spent some time in the school of nursing at Michigan University. She had worked in food service for Kokomo Public School Corp. for more than 20 years, and was a member of First Evangelical Presbyterian Church for more than 55 years.
Nona enjoyed gardening, baking, and making crafts with needlework. She loved following the Michigan Wolverines' sports.
Nona is survived by her daughters, Kathy Frew, Kokomo, Susan (Glen) Gerhardt, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, and Carolyn (Scott) Bromberek, Shorewood, Illinois; grandchildren, Ashley (Sabrina) Gibson, Colton (fiancee, Katie Richard) Frew, Emily (Michael) Harding, and Alex Bromberek; great-granddaughter, Joanna Harding; and beloved friend, Joan Vyzral.
A funeral service for Nona will be noon Saturday, Aug. 12, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, Kokomo, with Pastor Joyce Harris officiating. A public visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Nona's family requests that contributions be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, information for which can be found on their website www.pancan.org, or Guardian Angel Hospice.
Online condolences may be made at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.
Published on August 6, 2017
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