August 9, 1930 – October 21, 2018
On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, Elaine M. (Lammers) Croson passed away at the age of 88.
Elaine was born in Hooper on Aug. 9, 1930, to Eugene (Dean) and Rose Lammers.
She graduated from Hooper High School in 1947 and Methodist Nursing School in 1953. Elaine worked for doctors Heusel and Eaton upon graduation. In her later years she was director of nurses at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Scribner, Hooper Care Center and Tilden Nursing Home. In 1980, she was awarded Hooper’s Commercial Club employee of the year.
On March 27, 1954, Elaine married Alan D. Croson. She was a loving, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to their three daughters, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Elaine was an active member of Faith United Methodist Church in Hooper, Methodist Women’s Society and the Hooper American Legion Auxiliary Post 18 for many years.
Elaine and Al moved back to Fremont after retirement to be close to family and friends. They spent many winters in Yuma, Arizona, enjoying the sunshine, shuffleboard and golf.
Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alan “Al”; infant son, Cory; two brothers, Donald and Robert Lammers; and sister, Audrey Collins.
She is survived by daughters, Cindy (Randy) Ennis of Omaha, Nancy (Paul) Morris of Fremont, and Barb (Wayne) Summers of Parker, Colorado; grandchildren, Jessica (Morris) Cornell, Jennifer (Morris) Correro, Elizabeth (Oviatt) Einspahr, and Jeremy Morris; great-grandchildren, Jenna Cornell, Sophia Gutierrez , Addyson and Connor Einspahr; several nieces, nephews and special friends, Mike and Robynn Ewing, and their sons, Zach and Bryce.
The Memorial service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Faith United Methodist Church in Hooper. Private family interment will follow at Hooper Cemetery.
Memorial are suggested to Faith United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be left at: www.mosermemorialchapel.com.
Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490