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Laura K. (Lucas) Ellis

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Laura K. (Lucas) Ellis Obituary
Laura Kathryn Lucas Ellis, 76, daughter of John and Elva Lucas, went to heaven March 31, 2018. Laura was the beloved organist at the first Christian Church of Chassahowitzka. An exceptional talent and beauty, Laura's was a life filled with music, charm and wonder. For many years, she was a correspondent for the Columbus Dispatch and chronicled her travels in the South Pacific and Orient as a military wife. As a member of the National Organist Guild, Laura often performed special music on magnificent cathedral style organs around the world. In her younger days she was employed as a model for Montgomery Ward.
Laura is preceded in death by her husband Pastor David Wayne Ellis and brothers Kenneth Lucas, James Lucas, and grandson Christopher Kopacko. She survived by daughters Christine Law, Constance Kopacko and Cynthia Lanning, and grandsons Michael Lanning, Ron Lanning, Ryan Kopacko and great granddaughter Lily Grace Kopacko.
A celebration of her life will be held at the first Christian Church of Chassahowitzka, 11276 S Riviera Dr (crosstreet W. Chassahowitzka Dr.) , Friday, April 6, 4-7 pm. Arrangements directed by Strickland Funeral Home.
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Apr. 6, 2018
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