Elinor D. Borders

Elinor D. Borders

May 3, 1914 – May 17, 2020


Elinor was born in Tarnov, NE on May 3, 1914.  Moved to Omaha after high school, she lived the rest of her life in Omaha, NE.  Died of COVID-19.

Preceded in death by son, Robert; parents, Joseph and Victoria Chochon; two brothers, Cliff (Rose Marie) and Alvin; sisters: Florence Schomaker (Arthur), Alvina Shumacher (Harold), Regina Andel (Ralph), Viola Cahill (John) and Mildred Martens (Edward).  Survived by sister, Lillian Chochon; sister-in-law, Joan Chochon; three grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; special friends, Ann and Rick Waddington and many friends.

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Thursday, May 21st from 5pm to 7pm, at the West Center Chapel.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, May 22nd, 1pm, Mary Our Queen Catholic Church (3405 S. 118th St.).  Memorials are suggested to Mary Our Queen Catholic Church or Good Samaritan Society – Millard.


To view a live broadcast of the Mass, go to our website and click the View Live Cast button on our homepage or use service link below.

Funeral Service: https://boxcast.tv/view/elinor-borders—mass-911937



  • Janet J. Schumacher Posted May 20, 2020 10:57 am

    My Aunt Elinor was a wonderful, kind, talented, and funny human being.
    I enjoyed being with her and shall miss her very much. She was
    the best. With love, Janet

  • Cahill Michael Posted May 20, 2020 1:31 pm

    A very special lady who always had a kind word for everyone. We always enjoyed her company.She will be missed.

  • Linda Johnston Posted May 20, 2020 3:06 pm

    My aunt Elinor was a very talented and kind lady. I spent many a summers with her and grandma when I was growing up. Early in my married life we played cards and she always had funny things to say. Will miss her terribly but no she is in a better place

  • Deb and Mark Miller Posted May 22, 2020 2:16 pm

    My husband, children and I will always have many great memories of our Aunt Elinor. She was a very thoughtful and caring individual. Elinor had a long life and will be remembered always.

  • Frances Mary Korenak Posted May 23, 2020 1:26 pm

    Offering prayers for my Aunt Elinor. I am daughter to Elvina. Both sisters were close in life and now beyond. Now in peace.

  • Mary Schomaker Posted May 23, 2020 2:29 pm

    Aunt Elinor was always fun. We have many great memories of visiting her and Grandma over the years.

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