RONALD E. ELLISON PORTAGE, IN Ronald E. Ellison, age 78, of Portage passed away Sunday August 24, 2014 in his home surrounded by his family. Ronald was born August 17, 1936 in Hammond, Indiana to John William and Sally Mae (Thompson) Ellison. Ronald retired as a security guard for NBD First Chicago Bank. Ronald enjoyed Nascar and used to race stock cars at Illiana Motor Raceway. He also enjoyed camping. Ronald is survived by his wife Florence of Portage; his six daughters:, Rhonda, Debbie, Marilyn, Carolyn, Jeralyn and Jacklyn; special step daughter Michelle (Allen) Hamilton of Hobart; two step sons: Alan (Lidia) DeMass of Portage and Dean DeMass of Hobart; two brothers-in-law: Anthony (Donna) Favia and Timothy (Beckie) Favia; 24 grandchildren including his special grandsons Seth and Noah; 10 great grandchildren; three nieces and a nephew. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, his son Bruce and his brother William. Ronald will be cremated and have no attended services per his wishes. Rees Funeral Home, 600 West Old Ridge Road assisted Ronald's family with services. Please call (219)942-2109 or go online at www.reesfuneralhomes.com.
Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel - Hobart
600 West Old Ridge Road Hobart, IN 46342
Published in The Times on Aug. 26, 2014