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 Fanny Elizabeth <I>Kelley</I> Ellis

Fanny Elizabeth Kelley Ellis

Dallas Center, Dallas County, Iowa, USA
Death 1 Sep 1920 (aged 58)
Sac County, Iowa, USA
Burial Sac City, Sac County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block 2 Lot 22
Memorial ID 21492979 · View Source
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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

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  • Created by: Geo Clinton
  • Added: 11 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21492979
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fanny Elizabeth Kelley Ellis (22 Nov 1861–1 Sep 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21492979, citing Oakland Cemetery, Sac City, Sac County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Geo Clinton (contributor 46936067) .