Dec. 5, 1985 Missoula Missoula County Montana, USA
Obituary - Lewiston Morning Tribune, Lewiston, Idaho, December 7, 1985
Arthur J. Eller, 80, Formerly of Lewiston - Arthur J. Eller, 80, of Missoula, Mont., formerly of Lewiston, died Thursday in a Missoula nursing home of causes related to age. Eller and his wife, Josephine, ranched for many years at Clearwater and at Red Bird, on the breaks of the Snake River. She died in 1983, and Eller moved to Missoula the same year to lived near his daughter, Carolee Steigers of Missoula. Eller was born June 4, 1905, near Greencreek, to James and Dolly Eller. He was raised at Greencreek and moved to Red Bird as a teenager. He married Josephine Johnson in September 1929 at Lewiston. Survivors in addition to his daughter are two step-daughters, Joy Talbott of Clarkston and Evelyn Nasset of Lewiston; two brothers, Bill and Carl Eller, both of Lewiston; a sister, Ruth Peltier of Plummer; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Lewis-Clark Memorial Gardens at Lewiston. Cremation is planned. Livingston, Melletta & Geraghty Funeral Home of Missoula is in charge of arrangements.
Marriage: Josephine Pisell, September 19, 1929, Lewiston, NezPerce Co., Idaho