Funeral services for Darlene Rider Lovelett, 84, Eudora, KS, will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 25, 2011 at Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Eudora Cemetery. She died February 21, 2011 at Medicalodges in Eudora.
She was born July 5, 1926 in Polk, Nebraska, the daughter of John and Anna (Bramer) Falk.
She attended business school in Omaha, Nebraska.
Mrs. Lovelett was a homemaker and then worked as secretary at the Eudora High School for a number of years retiring in 1977.
She married Gaylen Rider January 7, 1949 in Topeka, KS. He preceded her in death on January 20, 1986. She married Elden M. Lovelett on January 1, 1996 in Eudora, KS. He preceded her in death on December 4, 2010.
Survivors include three daughters, Janet Whitenight, Lawrence, KS; Ileen Baer, Junction City, KS; Christie Bell, Kennedale, TX; one son, Tony J. Rider, Lansing, KS; five grandchildren, Sonya, Sarah, Sean, Jennifer and Jeffrey and eleven great grandchildren.
The family will greet friends 5-7 p.m. Thursday, February 24, 2011 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel.
The family suggests memorials to Eudora Methodist Church and may be sent in care of the mortuary.