|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1928|
|Death: ||May 11, 2013|
Arlington (Rush County)
Edwin Allan Ellis, 84, of Arlington, died May 11, 2013 after a brief illness.
Mr. Ellis was a farmer and had operated a dairy in Rush County for over 60 years. He held various church leadership positions at Homer Christian Union Church and served on the Goddard Cemetery Board many years. He also served in the U.S. Army during 1951 to 1953.
The son of Frank and Cuba (Martin) Ellis, he was born on October 15, 1928 in Marion County. He was married on January 28, 1951 for 39 years to Lois Alliene Ellis (Anderson) who preceded him in 1989. Avis Brown of Homer was the second love of his life for over 23 years and she survives.
Also surviving are sons, Terrell (Carol) Ellis, (South Carolina) and John Ellis, (Manilla); a daughter Joyce Ellis Kerr, (Illinois); five grandchildren; Jennifer Ellis, (Franklin) Lori (Zoran) Cucuz (Greenwood), Bryan Kerr (Poland), Alyssa Kerr (Arizona), Erin (W.T.) Basinger (Kansas), two great grandchildren Taytum & Tenley Basinger; and three brothers; Clyde (Marcia) Ellis (Rushville), Marion (Minnie deceased) (Becky) Ellis (Michigan), and Lee (Pat, who survives) Ellis (deceased).
A Celebration of Life and Military Honors will be held 10AM Wednesday May 15th at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory with Rev. Roger Abraham officiating. Burial will be at Goddard Cemetery in Rush County. Friends may call from 5 to 8 PM Tuesday May 14th at the funeral centre.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Homer Christian Union Church 2274S. - 715W. Homer, IN 46146 Online condolences at www.toddfuneralhome.com
Lois A Ellis (1933 - 1989)
Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: May 13, 2013
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