Larry A. Ellis of Whittemore, formerly of Flint and Burton, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013 in McLaren Bay Regional Hospital at 80 years of age.
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He is survived by his two children, James (MaryAnne) Ellis of Flushing and Lori Anne (Dale) Thorne of Whittemore; five grandchildren, Joshua (BobiJo) Drews, Erin Ellis, James Drews, Andrew Ellis and Jessie (Danielle) Murray; and two great granddaughters, Kennedy Lee Drews and Caitelyn Avery Drews. He will be greatly missed by his special friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol S. Ellis (nee Dick), who died Feb. 28, 2012.
Mr. Ellis graduated from Bendle High School in Burton in 1950. He was an independent bricklayer and a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean War era. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Private cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 21 at Tawas Presbyterian Church 2095 E. US-23 in East Tawas. Arrangements are handled by the Hale Chapel of Buresh Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Iosco County News-Herald from Apr. 11 to Apr. 23, 2013