Marjorie M. Ellis, 93, of Elkhart passed away in her home on December 28, 2019.
Marjorie was born July 20, 1926 in Elkhart to the late Harland and Harryetta (VanTilberg) Hayes. Also preceding her in death were two sisters; Betty Beehler and Dorothy Shaw and a brother, Jerry Hayes.
On May 31, 1946 she married Ted J. Ellis in Elkhart. He died November 5, 2008.
Before marrying Ted, Marjorie worked at G.L. Perry Store and C.G. Conn. She then took on her greatest job, raising her children. Marjorie enjoyed flower gardening, sewing dresses for her granddaughter, knitting, and watching and feeding wildlife. She was a dedicated fan of the old movies, especially westerns.
She is survived by her children Ted Ellis Jr., Diane (Janeen) Ellis, Mark Ellis, all of Elkhart, and Wayne (Judy) Ellis of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Visitation for Marjorie will take place 11 AM Friday, January 3, 2020 at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman with the service to follow at 1:30 PM. The Rev. Brian Wisdom of Trinity on Jackson will officiate and burial will be in Prairie Street Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Marjorie’s memory can be made to the Center for Hospice 501 Comfort Place Mishawaka, Indiana 46545.
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