|Birth: ||Oct. 4, 1929|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 2008|
Ellis Charles Saunders, 79, of Pantego passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008.
Service: 3 p.m. Saturday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Pastor Samuel A. Rowlett Jr. will officiate. Interment: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: The family will receive friends 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel.
Ellis was born Oct. 4, 1929, in Oshkosh, Neb., to Ray and Leah Holland Saunders. He had two brothers, Worth and Wayne, and one sister, Shirley. He was a 1948 graduate of Garden County High School in Oshkosh, Neb. He attended A&M University of Colorado studying to be an electrician.
Ellis married Donna Katherine Sutton on Friday, Oct. 13, 1950, in Englewood, Colo.; Donna passed away in 1986. Ellis loved his family, friends and helping others. He was a great man and will be greatly missed by all.
Survivors: His children, Charlene Saunders of Pantego, Annette and Johnny Glass of Venus, Phillip and Caren Saunders of Dixie, W.Va., Paulette and Kevin Sharp of Pantego and Dawn and Lonnie Looman of Pottsboro; sister, Shirly Bartling and husband, Vernon, of Oshkosh, Neb.; sister-in-law, Lou Koenig of Central City, Neb.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many well-loved extended family members.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 10/31/2008
Ray Alvin Saunders (1889 - 1966)
Leah Emma Holland Saunders (1894 - 1957)
Donna K Sutton Saunders (1932 - 1986)*
Worth Holland Saunders (1917 - 1967)*
Shirley Mae Saunders Bartling (1923 - 2013)*
Ellis Charles Saunders (1929 - 2008)
Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park
Plot: Faith Section; NW corner
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Oct 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31014084
Added: Oct. 21, 2013