Cherise Coleman Gorder, 54, passed away at her home on December 30, 2021. She was born on May 15, 1967 to George and Paulene Coleman, at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.
Cherise grew up in Mountain Green Utah and graduated from Morgan High School in 1985. She was part of the FFA and showed a ram at The Morgan County Fair where she took second place. She had a love for animals. She then went to Stevens-Henager College and obtained her Surgical Tech and worked for FHP Clinic and several different doctors throughout her career. In 2002 she started an in home daycare and ran that until 2008. She loved every child that came through the door.
In March of 2006 she met Shane Gorder and they were married in January of 2007. In June of 2007 they had her youngest son, Gary. She had a son, Josh, and a daughter ShyAnn, from previous relationships. Shane had a son, Nicholas from a previous marriage. Cherise welcomed her daughter-in-laws and treated them like her own children. She loved her blended family and cared for each one of them as her own. She would do anything for her kids, to help, or be with them.
Cherise loved to go on horse rides, fishing, hunting, camping and spending time with her family. She especially loved to spoil her six grandkids. She was a master of unfinished projects and had a love for crafting all sorts of different things. One of her biggest dreams was to own a set of pearl handled Colt 45 revolvers.
Cherise is survived by her husband, Shane Gorder; her children: Josh (Shawna) Bearce, Nicholas (Chelsea) Gorder, ShyAnn Coleman, Gary Gorder and Patricia (Troy) Hoffman; step-daughter, Cassie Nixon; six grandkids: Emily, Charlie, Aaron, Sebastian, Ember, and Davina. She is also survived by her father, George(Susan) Coleman and mother, Paulene Coleman; and her brother, George Coleman Jr (Angela). She is also survived by a lifelong friend, Karen Jenkins.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday January 8, 2022 at 12 noon at the Milton Cemetery, 181 N. Morgan Valley Drive. Viewings will be held on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Walker Mortuary 45 W. 200 N. Morgan. Interment will be at the Milton Cemetery.