Sheila Diane Price, 65, loving mother, grandmother, and wife passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at her home in LaCygne, KS.
To send flowers in memory of Sheila Price, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Sheila was born in Miami, Oklahoma July 27, 1953 to Benjamin and Pat (McNelis) Swango. She attended school in Miami and graduated from high school there in 1972. She also attended college at Pittsburg State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Education in 1981.On November 24,1973 Sheila married Ron Price in Miami. They moved to La Cygne to begin their teaching careers at Prairie View USD 362. Sheila taught 30 years in the school system, fourth grade at Fontana Elementary then finishing her career at Parker Elementary teaching kindergarten. During that time she loved teaching students who later became lifelong friends. Sheila was a member of KNEA and the local chapter of PEO. She was a member of the United Methodist Church where she was a member of many committees, taught Sunday school, and Vacation Bible school. Some hobbies included playing bridge and bunko with her girlfriends. She enjoyed getting together to share laughs and meal with friends. Being a coach''s wife, Sheila sat through many games, whether it be her own children, grandchildren, or the local athletes; Sheila was a loyal supporter of Prairie View High School athletics. Shelia also loved spending time with all of her grandchildren playing Mexican Train Dominos, going to lunch, or visiting them at school for grandparents day.
Sheila is survived by her husband: Ron Price, La Cygne, KS; two daughters: Julie Diane Oetken, Jill Michelle (Matt) Peuser, Olathe, KS; seven grandchildren: Christopher, Olivia, Karlee, and Sophie Oetken. Dylan, Zachary, and Weston Peuser all of Olathe KS; Mother: Pat Christenson, Miami, OK; Brother: Randy (Kim) Swango, Miami, OK; Nephews and Niece: Cole Swango, Collinsville, OK, Clint Swango, Oklahoma City, OK, Rachel Swango, Joplin, MO.
She was preceded in death by her Grandparents, Father; Benjamin Swango, Step-Father; Bill Christenson, and Brother; Greg Swango.
A visitation in Shelia''s remembrance will be held on Sunday, July 21st at Schneider Funeral Home from 6-8 PM. A celebration of life will be held on Monday July 22nd, at 1:00 PM at the United Methodist Church. Burial will take place following the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery La Cygne, KS. Memorials have been established in her name with Parker Elementary School and United Methodist Church. Donations can be sent to Schneider Funeral Home, 202 N. 4th St. LaCygne KS, 66040.
"I am with you always." Matthew 28:20