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Information for Neva Ellen Summers Harper Rittmiller
20 August 1904 - 3 January 1991
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
January 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Neva Rittmiller

     Funeral services for Mrs. Neva Ellen Rittmiller, 86, of Weiser, formerly of Nampa, who went to be with her Lord, Thursday, Jan. 3, 1991, at her home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Rev, Duane C. Palser, pastor of the Nampa First Assembly of God Church will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Neva was born on Aug. 20, 1904, at Oaks, Okla., to Cal and Lettie Summers.  She was reared and educated in Oklahoma.  After her schooling she married Charles L. Harper at Loveland, Colo., in 1922.  To this union was born one girl, Faye, and three boys, Charles, John and Hal.  They later moved to Idaho in 1928, and settled in the Kuna and Nampa area.  Neva was an LPN and took care of patients privately and also worked for many years in a nursing home in Nampa.  She later married Fred R. Rittmiller on Oct. 10, 1969, in Nampa, where they made their home.  Fred died on Feb. 5, 1984. She moved to Weiser last month to make her home.  Neva was a member of the Nampa First Assembly of God Church.
    She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Melvin Lawrence of Tulsa. Okla.; one son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Lila Harper of Weiser; one sister, Evelyn Jerome of Boise; one brother, Everett Summers of Sacramento, Calif.; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, one son, one grandson and one granddaughter.
    The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 3295 Elder St., Suite 140, Boise, Idaho 83705, or to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, 151 E. Bannock St., Boise, Idaho 83712.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, today, from 5 to 9 p.m.; Monday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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