Leore E. Nixon, Randy Nixon’s wife passed on June 3, 2018 in Huron.  

Leore E.  Nixon, age 68, of Huron, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at her home.
A Memorial Visitation, with the family present will be held from 5-7 PM on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Welter Funeral Home in Huron, SD, with burial at a later date.
Leore Eva Chappell, the daughter of Ross and Helen E.  (Anderson) Chappel was born on April 24, 1950 in Albania, California. She attended school and graduated from San Dimas High School in Los Angeles County, CA.

Leore married Randy Nixon on May 4, 1968 in Montclair, CA. The couple lived in California for a few years where Leore worked for the Airstream Company, before moving to Iroquois, SD in 1978.  The couple moved to Huron in 2008.  After moving to South Dakota, Leore began working as a legal secretary and bookkeeper for the Beadle County Clerk of Courts in Huron until her retirement.

Leore loved sewing, crocheting, quilting embroidery, and travelling to various sewing retreats with her friends.  When Leore lived in California, she enjoyed trips to the desert and four wheeling.  She also enjoyed racing cars at the local drag strip.

Grateful for having shared in Leore’s life are her husband, Randolph of Huron; two sons, Dean (Sheryl) Nixon of Aurora, SD and their children, Justin and Jason, and Randy (Joany) Nixon of New Underwood, SD and their children, Nathan and Alexandra.

Leore was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers.