Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, May 18, 1967




Funeral services for Harold O. Ellis of Denver, once a resident of Holyoke, were conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Holyoke Methodist church. Officiating minister was Rev. Peter Friesen of Denver. The Lewis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Interment was at Holyoke Memorial Park.


Mr. Ellis, who was 57 years of age, died suddenly at his home on Sunday, May 14. Death was attributed to a heart attack. He had sustained an attack on May 13, 1964, at Salina, Kansas and later suffered two more attacks.


The son of Ray H. and Celeste Miller Ellis, Harold Orien Ellis was born January 13, 1910, at York, Nebraska, where he grew to manhood. He came to Phillips County in 1929 and was employed at the Paoli State Bank for a time. On December 3, 1932, he was united in marriage to Anna Mae Hargreaves in Holyoke. To this union four children were born, who survive.


Mr. and Mrs. Ellis lived in Holyoke for about a year and then moved to Golden and Mr. Ellis was employed by Remington Arms and was also an accountant for the Golden Fire Brick Company for several years. In 1957, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis moved to Leadville, where Mr. Ellis owned and operated a mobile home park. Because the altitude was injurious to his health, he and his wife moved to Salina, Kansas in 1960, managing a large mobile home park and mobile home sales and service business until returning to Denver in September 1966.


Mr. Ellis was a member of the York, Nebraska EUB church, Leadville Masonic Lodge, Isis Shrine temple, Salina Consistory, Askelon Commandery and RAM chapter, all of Salina, and Ellsworth R & SM council, Ellsworth, Kansas.


He is survived by his widow, Anna Mae; two sons, Thomas, Denver and James, Golden; two daughters, Billie (Mrs. Eugene) Maize, Wheatridge, and Beverly (Mrs. Ralph) McCune, Riverside, California; one sister, Mrs. Dama Herbst, York, Nebraska; eight grandchildren and many other friends and relatives.




Harold O. Ellis

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