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Eleanor (Ellie) Marcus


1918 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Eleanor (Ellie) Marcus Obituary
Eleanor "Ellie" Marie Marcus was born on July 12, 1918 in Denver, Colorado at St. Anthony's Hospital. She lived most of her life in Denver but has resided at Good Samaritan Village in Loveland, CO for the past several years. She passed away peacefully on the evening of October 29th, 2018 with several family members present. Ellie married Robert "Bob" H. Marcus on January 19, 1940 in Denver. She is survived by her daughter, Bobbie (Jerry) Bernhardt Bess; one sister, Grace (Lester) Marcus; three grandchildren, Lesli (David) Howell, Fritz (Donna) Bernhardt, Max (Stephanie) Bernhardt; eight great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandson. She is also survived by three step-grandchildren, Lorie (Eric) Larson, Jeff (Sonia) Bess, Jodie (Brad) DaVault; seven step-great-grandchildren; and three step-great, great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her parents, Theodore and Tillie Kyelberg; her son-in-law, Jim Bernhardt; and 5 brothers and sisters, Sylvia (John) Lane, Chester (Vera) Kyelberg, Leonard Kyelberg, Lucille (Bruce) Middleton, and Walter (Roberta) Kyelberg. She retired from Martin Marietta. Ellie had many interests and was an active member of Eastern Start and Daughters of the Nile. Ellie loved to travel and she and Bob rode their Harley to many Shriner events. She was also an avid Bronco fan and attended many home games. This past summer, Ellie was fortunate to celebrate her 100th birthday with a party including many family members, friends and neighbors. A memorial service for Ellie will be held at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, CO on Tuesday, November 13th, 2:00p.m. at Staging Area A.
Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Nov. 7, 2018
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