Eloris L. Nuss - February 11, 2014Eloris L. (Epp) Nuss, age 79, of Grand Island, formerly of Hampton and Aurora, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Tiffany Square.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb.15 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Hampton. Rev. Jim Gruber will officiate. Interment will be in the Hampton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30–6:30 p.m., with a Prayer Service beginning at 6:30, Friday, Feb. 14 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Hampton. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Eloris L. (Epp) Nuss, the daughter of Lucinda (Peter) and Henry H. Epp, was born in rural Henderson, Nebraska on May 24, 1934 and passed away in Grand Island, Nebraska on February 11, 2014, at the age of 79.
Eloris grew up in Henderson. She attended school in Henderson through the 3rd grade. The family then moved to Hampton. Eloris attended the public school for one year and then went to the parochial school through the 8th grade. She graduated from Hampton High School in 1952.
She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Hampton.
After graduation Eloris worked for an attorney in Lincoln. Following there she went to work for the civil air patrol and the telephone company. She then worked at the Inez Restaurant in Aurora, York Manufacturing (later Hy-Mark Industries), Lou’s Machine Shop in Henderson, Nebraska, Nevada Manufacturing in Hampton and worked for Hamilton Telecommunication in the Relay Division in Aurora until she retired.
Eloris was united in marriage to William S. Boyden on November 22, 1953. On March 8, 1968, she was united in marriage to Donald Arthur Nuss at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York. Donald passed away on February 9, 1992.
Eloris was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church at Hampton. She sang in the church choir, was a member of the Ladies Missionary Group, American Legion Auxiliary, 8 & 40 and Navy Mothers. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and family. She enjoyed going to her grandchildren’s many activities and birthday celebrations. She enjoyed going to garage sales and doing crossword puzzles. Daily devotions were a very important part of her life. Mom was always there to help. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Those who remain to cherish her memory are her 2 daughters, Randyce (Russ) Peard of Phillips and Chandra (Chuck) Sepers of Lawrence, Kansas; son, Kelly (Julie) Boyden of York; 7 grandchildren, Andy (Shannon) Peard of Phillips, Chrissy Peard of Phillips, Ben Peard of Lincoln, Josh (Sarah) Boyden of York, Michelle Boyden of York, Nic Boyden of Cambride and Bryce Tibke of Lawrence, Kans.; 4 great-grandchildren, Trevor and Levi Peard of Phillips, Miley and Mason Boyden of York; 2 brothers, Rodney Epp of Augusta, Kans. and ElRoy (Barb) Epp of Grand Island; 2 sisters, CoraLee Ashbaugh of York and LeeAnn McGregor of York and extended family and many friends.