Eloise Lavonne Ridenour Summers, 81 – Passed January 4, 2020

Eloise Lavonne Ridenour Summers, 81, of Imperial, Nebraska, formerly of McCook, Nebraska, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial.

Eloise was born May 25, 1938 in North Platte, Nebraska. She was raised by her grandparents, Hurley and Jesse Abbott, in Cabool, Missouri.

On February 14, 1954 Eloise was united in marriage to John Ridenour. John preceded her in death on February 24, 1969. In 1972, Eloise married Asa B. Summers. He also preceded her death in 1983.

Eloise was a proud wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother who enjoyed being around her family and loved them deeply. She led a very private life.

Eloise was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; both husbands; and a brother, George Bryant.

Those left to celebrate her life include her daughter, Velora (Ted) Zapp of Culbertson, Nebraska; sister, Iona (Robert) Glenn of Springfield, Missouri; two grandchildren, Heather (Kenny) Adams of Palisade, Nebraska, and Shawn (Melanie) Standiford of Curtis, Nebraska; and her seventeen great-grandchildren.

Eloise will be laid to rest in Cabool, Missouri, at a later date during a private family graveside service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the donor’s choice.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.