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Douglas J. Ellsworth


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Douglas J. Ellsworth Obituary
Ellsworth, Douglas J. Age 73, of Grayling, formerly of Alma, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at his home. Doug was born January 14, 1945 in Alma, the son of Robert and Lucy (Tedhams) Ellsworth. He graduated from Alma High School and attended DeVry Institute in Chicago before being drafted into the Army for the Vietnam War. He served with the Elite 196 L.I.B. and earned a Bronze Star with Valor and a Purple Heart. Doug was a life member of the Alma VFW Post #1454. He enjoyed raising pheasants and other game birds, fishing, being on Lake Margrethe, his dogs but loved spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. He is survived by his sons Robert (Kelly) Ellsworth, Brian (Karen) Larson, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, life partner of 37 years Joanne Larson, and sisters JaNace (Richard) Mizer, JoAnn (Paul) Wagner. Doug was preceded in death by his parents, pecious daughter Angela Lynn Ellsworth and brother Gary Ellsworth. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 12 pm at the Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma. Interment with full Military Honors will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Alma following the funeral. Visitation will be held Saturday from 10 am until time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice or the Alma VFW. To view Doug's obituary or to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.luxfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Morning Sun on May 9, 2018
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