Funeral services for Geneva Eldringhoff, 80, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Eldringhoff passed away at 4:12 a.m., Monday, February 20, 2017 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri.
She was born October 23, 1936, at Pottersville, Missouri, to Oscar E. Hopkins and Celia A. Campbell Hopkins. On February 14, 1957, she was married at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, White Church, Missouri, to Aloysius H. Eldringhoff; they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Eldringhoff was a founding member of Heart of the Ozarks Bluegrass Association. She loved to crochet for Newborns In Need. She kept records for FEED, and was the secretary and treasurer for St. Joseph’s Cemetery for many years. In her early years she worked at the Howell County Prosecuting Attorney’s office and the County Clerk’s office. Mrs. Eldringhoff was a long time member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Al Eldringhoff; six children, Mark Eldringhoff and wife, Marilyn, Ben Eldringhoff and wife, Belinda, Mary Ida Mahan and husband, David, Anthony Eldringhoff and wife, Jill, Teresa Romans and husband, Randall, and Genise Padgett and husband Bill; ten grandchildren, Shauna Norris and husband, Eric, Abby Eldringhoff, Henry Eldringhoff, Joseph Mahan and wife, Brittany, Dustin Mahan, Kathleen Cahoj and husband, Wayne, Audrey Eldringhoff, Chance Eldringhoff, Matthew Romans and Ethan Simpson; one great-grandchild, Alice Mahan; two sisters, Oletta Hopkins and Judy Perkins; sister-in-law, Rosalie Chase; two brothers-in-law, Paul Eldringhoff and Maurice Eldringhoff and wife, Darlene; numerous nieces and nephews; and many wonderful friends and neighbors.
Her parents, one daughter, Catherine and one sister, Juanita Heglin, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph’s Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.