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John A. Ellis, 94, of Anderson, passed away April 24, 2017, at Community Hospital Anderson. He was born June 7, 1922, in Wallis, Idaho, and resided most of his life in Anderson.
John graduated from Butler University.
He was retired from Delco Remy Division of General Motors.
John served his country in the United States Army in World War II.
John was a lifelong sports fan and loved the Cleveland Indians.
John is survived by his son, John "Chip" Ellis Jr. of St. Joseph, Missouri, son, William David Ellis of Anderson, daughter, Missy (Steve) Tufts of Tuscon, Arizona; seven grandchildren, Jessica, Travis, Chad, Ryan, Meaghan, Brett and Hailey. John is also survived by a great-granddaughter, Valerie, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Suzette Ellis; mother, Allis Ellis; father, William N. Ellis; brother, Dr. William Ellis; and his sister, Marguerite Ludwig.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home with Father Tom Tirman and P.T. Morgan officiating.
Burial will take place in the Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Military rites will be performed by the Daleville American Legion.
Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com.
Published on April 25, 2017
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