Loudene B. Ellis

Ellis, Loudene B.
86, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2013 in Youngtown, AZ. Loudene is survived by her sons Paul (Mercedes) Ellis and David (Katherine) Ellis, as well as five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was born in Golconda, IL, raised in Paducah, KY, and spent the last 52 years living in Phoenix. Loudene was a Cum Laude graduate of Georgetown College, did graduate work at the University of Texas, and post-graduate work at the University of Northern Iowa, NAU and ASU. She taught business at Washington High School from 1962-1988, and served on the Board of Directors of the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union from 1978-1993. A member of North Phoenix Baptist Church, she has been a faithful and loving servant of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to LifeStream Complete Senior Living, 11555 W. Peoria Ave., Youngtown, AZ 85363. A private memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com for online condolences.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 10, 2013