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David L. Ellis

March 3, 1943 August 18, 2019
David L. Ellis
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David L. Ellis, 76, of Altamont died at 12:49 p.m., Sunday, August 18, 2019 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont with Ralph Rounds officiating. Burial will follow at Arborcrest Memorial Park, Effingham. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 Wednesday and for 1 hour prior to service time Thursday. Memorials may be made to Altamont Meals on Wheels or the donor’s choice.

David was born on Wednesday, March 3, 1943 in Decatur, Illinois to John F. and Clare E. (Davis) Ellis. He married Allegra Finfrock on November 7, 1965 at the Dexter Methodist Church, rural Altamont. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. He was a farmer and owned and operated an excavation business.

He is survived by: his wife of over 53 years, Allegra Ellis, Altamont; sons, Michael Ellis and Kevin (Wanda) Ellis, both of Altamont; daughter, Amy Ellis of Altamont; brother, Gary (Jo) Ellis of Altamont; sister-in-law, Patricia Ellis of Decatur; aunt, Dorothy Campbell of Altamont; grandchildren, Makayla Ellis, Timber Nelson, and Tabitha Parcell; great grandchildren; Annelise Gentry, Freya Gilley, and Rayland Parcell; many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews.

David was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Laura Ellis, and brother, Richard Ellis.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

21

Aug

5:00 PM 8/21/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/21/2019 7:00:00 PM
Gieseking Funeral Home

208 North 2nd Street
Altamont, IL 62411

And for one hour prior to service time on Thursday.

Gieseking Funeral Home
208 North 2nd Street Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

22

Aug

11:00 AM 8/22/2019 11:00:00 AM
Gieseking Funeral Home

208 North 2nd Street
Altamont, IL 62411

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Gieseking Funeral Home
208 North 2nd Street Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Arborcrest Memorial Park Final Resting Place

9455 US Highway 40
Effingham, IL 62401

9455 US Highway 40 Effingham 62401 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Meals on Wheels, Altamont Location

P.O. Box 928
Effingham, IL 62401
or the donor's choice
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