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Theresa Clouse - October 05, 2013

Theresa Marie Clouse, 84, of Bridgeport, Neb., died Oct. 5, 2013, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Neb. Theresa was born July 13, 1929, in Campbell, Neb., to David and Elizabeth (Haller) Schropfer.

She received her early education in Campbell. She moved with her parents to Holyoke in 1940. She graduated from Phillips County High School. She was united in marriage to Rex Clouse on March 28, 1951, in Holyoke.

The couple owned and operated their own construction business and lived in various places in Kansas. They moved to Scottsbluff and later to Bridgeport to meet their lifelong dream of farming.

She drove the bus for Bridgeport Schools for 22 years. She was a member of All Soul’s Catholic Church in Bridgeport.

She enjoyed her farm, gardening, traveling and animals. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Timothy and wife Traci Clouse of Gresham, Neb., and Christopher and wife Amy Clouse of Hemingford, Neb.; daughter, Rose and husband Perry Nelson of Bridgeport; grandchildren, Jonathan Clouse and special friend Heather of Littleton, Paul and Tierney Clouse of Fort Carson, Jeremy and Mike Clouse of Gresham, Tyler Clouse of Mitchell, Neb., Levi, Jacob and Lilyann Therese Clouse, all of Hemingford, and Andrew and Brittany Nelson of Bridgeport; three great-grandchildren, Braden, Haley and Aubrey Clouse of Fort Carson; brother, Raymond and wife Isabelle Schropfer of Haxtun; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jerome Schropfer; husband, Rex; daughter, Ann Loxterkamp; and aunt, Sister Ambrosia Haller.

Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. at All Soul’s Catholic Church in Bridgeport with Father David Rykwalder officiating. Interment was set to follow at Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery in Bridgeport.

Tributes of sympathy may be left at

Bridgeport-Bayard Memorial Chapels was entrusted with the arrangements.