Cover photo for Eloise Reid's Obituary
1936 Eloise 2022

Eloise Reid

February 16, 1936 — March 26, 2022

Former Hastings resident Eloise Alberta Eastman Reid, 86, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Memorial Community Care, Aurora, NE.

Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating. The burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings. A book signing will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Eloise’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

Eloise was born February 16, 1936, in Donphian, NE to Joseph Elmer & Mabel Alberta (West) Eastman. She graduated from Giltner High School in 1953. Eloise married James A. Reid on October 29, 1960; he preceded her in death on September 26, 1972.

Eloise was a hairstylist and bartended at Katz Lounge, American Legion Club in Hastings, and Alibi Lounge in Grand Island. She attended Faith Lutheran Church and was a member of DAV, Eagles, VFW, and the Senior Center.

Eloise was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James A. Reid; twin infant sons, Dondi James Reid and Londi Laborn Reid; step-son, Steve Reid; step-daughter, Cindy Lowery Mlady; sisters, Irene Rynearson, Erma Ellis-Luth, and infant sister, Elaine Ann Eastman; brother, Deryle Eastman; brothers-in-law, Gerald Frederiksen and John Burns; and sister-in-law, Joyce Onken.

Step-Son & Spouse:
Mike & Susie Reid – McKenzie, TN
Several Step-Grandchildren & Step-Great-Grandchildren

June Frederiksen – Grand Island, NE
Karen Burns – Grand Island, NE
Brothers & Spouses:
Vern & Eileen Eastman – Giltner, NE
Dennis & Carlla Eastman – York, NE
Barb Eastman – Giltner, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Eloise Reid, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Book signing

Saturday, April 9, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

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