Ella L. Ellis, 84
Ella L. Ellis, 84, of Grand Junction, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Borgess Medical Hospital. Mrs. Ellis was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Cheshire Township, the daughter of David and Cleo (Mills) Gile.
Ella devoted her working life to her family. Her kids and grandchildren were her treasures. She loved having them all over for big family dinners. Ella had a strong personal relationship with her Lord and Savior.
Surviving are her seven children, Caroline and Gary Joostberns, Marilyn and Bob Peck, Onalee and Mike Milbocker, Butch and Shelly Ellis, Gloria and Kim Holden, Sam and Brenda Ellis and Roxie and Dwight Fargo; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren with her 40th due in September; four great-great-grandchildren; her two brothers, John Atkins and David Gile; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband Allison; three great-grandchildren, Michael, Chloe and Lily; and her sister Waneta.
Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, March 8, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com, where funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Pastor Bill Napp will officiate. Interment will be at Lee Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 531313, Henderson, NV 89053.