Eleanor was born on July 18, 1929 to Irwin and Mildred Steeves of Panama, Ne and passed on July 5, 2021.
Eleanor grew up in Panama and attended Panama High School where she was a member of the championship volleyball team. Eleanor met her husband Bob at a Roca vs Panama basketball game and they were married on August 19, 1947.
She retired from the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Panama after 30 years. She enjoyed working in the yard, camping and cooking (as was evident in her over 100 cookbooks) and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include: Son Robert (Kathy) Harrop, daughter Roxann (Jim) Craig all of Panama. Grandchildren: Travis (Janice) Harrop, Stacy Harrop, Tiffany Harrop and husband Mario Carl, Kendra (Jake) Yurka and Melissa (Clester) Johnson. 11 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Brother Cloyd (Donna) Steeves, sister-in-law Shirley Miller and her two cats, Murphy and Suzy. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Thomas, sister and brother-in-law, Eudice and Dutch Krogman, brother-in-law Duane Miller, great granddaughter Millie Mae Harrop and great great grandson Jerimiah Perkins.
Memorial Service on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Panama Presbyterian Church, 201 Pine Street in Panama, NE.
Graveside service on Friday also at 10:00 a.m. at the Panama Cemetery.
Memorials to Panama Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
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