|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1861|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1920|
Sac Sun - Sept 9, 1920 - After an illness of ten days with organic heart trouble, Mrs. Fanny Ellis, widow of A T Ellis, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1920 at her home north of Sac City. The funeral service was held Friday afternoon at the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Rev M P Arrasmith officiating. Burial was made in Oakland Cemetery. George B Willhoite, W T Highland, Charles Mason, F S Brown, A F Winkler, and Lorenz Hansen serving as pallbearers.
Mrs. Ellis, whose maiden name was Fanny Kelley, was a pioneer settler of Sac County. Born in Dallas Center, Iowa on November 22, 1861, she came with her parents (Francis Kelley and Elizabeth Steffey) to Douglas Township when a girl of 12 years. On January 14, 1878, she was married to Asa T Ellis, who passed away Sept. 3, 1913, preceding her in death just 7 years, lacking 2 days.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis were the parents of four sons, one of whom, (Daniel Ward, died in infancy and a daughter who died in infancy. Those remaining to mourn their mothers departure are Frank E of Huron Lake, Minn.; Orville R Ellis of Nemaha; and Elva C Ellis of Sac City. Since her husbands death, Mrs. Ellis has been making her home on a farm with her son, Elva. She leaves also five brothers, namely: John and James Kelley of Benson, Minn.; Charles and Samuel Kelley of Minneapolis, MN; and Noah Kelley of Portland, Oregon; three sisters, Lucy, Mrs. Charles Zesiger of Milford, Iowa; Grace, Mrs. James Drury of Storm Lake, Iowa; and Frances Kelley.
She was preceded in death by her sister Minnie Chaplin.
Buried Lot 22
Francis F Kelly (1832 - 1909)
Elizabeth Steffy Kelly (1837 - 1885)
Asa Toles Ellis (1851 - 1913)*
Infant Female Ellis (____ - 1885)*
Frank Revilo Ellis (1879 - 1951)*
Daniel Ward Ellis (1881 - 1882)*
Orville Roy Ellis (1886 - 1961)*
Elva Curtis Ellis (1889 - 1975)*
John B Kelley (1857 - 1936)*
James Kelly (1859 - 1923)*
Fanny Elizabeth Kelley Ellis (1861 - 1920)
Samuel Kelly (1864 - 1940)*
Charles W Kelly (1868 - 1938)*
Noah Webster Kelly (1870 - 1951)*
Minnie Belle Kelly Chaplin (1874 - 1902)*
Lucy Ann Kelley Zesiger (1875 - 1954)*
Grace M Kelley Drury (1877 - 1950)*
Plot: Block 2 Lot 22
Created by: Geo Clinton
Record added: Sep 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21492979