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Darlene Ellison 1930 - 2020
Mary L. (Brungardt) Herrman

Darlene Ellison 1930 - 2020

CONCORDIA — Darlene Ellison, age 89, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at the Sunset Nursing Home, Concordia, Kan. She was born on Sept. 18, 1930 in Cloud County, Kan. to Claude and Laura (Bond) Schneider.

She married Raymond D. Ellison on May 29, 1955 in Concordia, Kan. He preceded her in death on April 20, 1993.

Darlene worked in the housekeeping department at the Medical Lodge Nursing Home, Jamestown, Kan., for several years. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, reading mystery novels, yard work, and mostly cooking for her family.

Darlene was a past member of the V.F.W. and Eagles Lodge of Great Bend, Kan.

She is survived by her children, Patricia Rea, Galena, Kan.; Darrell Ellison (Rachele), Derby, Kan.; David Ellison, Concordia, Kan.; Larry Ellison, Concordia, Kan.; Eugene Ellison (Jessica), Winfield, Kan.; Richard Ross (Linda), Summers, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; son, Dale Ross; parents, Claude and Laura; five sisters, Katie Kagle, Frances Richard, Verna Hunt, Betty James, Irene Snyder; six brothers, Robert, Bernard, Howard, Donald, Duane and Marvin Snyder.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later time at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in the Jamestown Cemetery, Jamestown, Kan. For online condolences, please visit 

Funeral arrangements provided by

Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home

P.O. Box 606 

Concordia, KS 66901

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 8, 2020