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Cynthia J. Cleveland

Thursday, February 20, 2003

STRATTON -- Cynthia J. Cleveland, 44, died Monday (Feb. 17, 2003) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman.

She was born March 18, 1958, to Leroy and Betty (Biodrowski) Trainor in Colorado Springs, Colo., and graduated from Aurora Central High School in Aurora, Colo. After graduation she worked with Wackenhut Security for several years.

On June 21, 1986, she married James G. Cleveland in Aurora. In August 1996, the couple moved to Stratton, where they opened Cleveland's Custom Machining.

She was a member of the Hamlet Christian Union Church.

Survivors include her husband, Jim of Stratton; four daughters, Sarah, Jessica, Katy and Grace Cleveland of Stratton; one son, Bryan Cleveland; her parents, Leroy and Betty Trainor of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Lisa and husband, Bill Twitty of Deland, Fla., and Teri and husband, George Jantzen of Ivins, Utah; and two brothers, David and wife, Michelle Trainor of Delta Junction, Alaska and Leroy Jr., and wife, Linda of Glendale, Ariz.

Services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at Lakeside Central Elementary Gymnasium in Stratton with Rev. Matt Hoffman officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Hitchcock County, north of Stratton.

Visitation will be Friday, 1-7 p.m., at Forch Funeral Home. The casket will remain closed.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Forch Funeral Home of Stratton is in charge of the arrangements.