Graveside service for Alta J. (Cleere) Luskie, age 74, of Era, was 11 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Era Cemetery. Pallbearers were Todd A. Nelson, Brady D. Nelson, Leroy M. Tafoya and Steve F. Klement. Services were under the direction of Scott Funeral Home in Muenster. Mrs. Luskie died Thursday, August 3, 2017.
Alta was born April 24, 1943, in Shawnee, OK, to Earl and Bertha (Bird) Cleere. She married David Luskie on June 24, 1972. They were the proud parents of two children.
Alta is survived by her husband, David Luskie of Era, TX; daughter, Stephanie J. Tafoya of Holcomb, KS; son, Todd A. Nelson of Buhler, KS; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Imogene Dean of Wichita, KS, Anna Herr of Muenster, TX, Charlotte and husband Bobby Powell of Colwich, KS; and brother, Alvis Cleere of Shawnee, OK. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Bertha (Bird) Cleere; daughter-in-law, Susan Nelson; son-in-law, Leroy D. Tafoya; brother, Alvin Beryl Cleere; sister-in-law, Pat Cleere; and brothers-in-law, Bland Dean and Richard “Fuzzy” Herr.