Born January 5, 1949, in Colville, WA to Donald and Betty Ellis (Shovell).
Passed away August 6, 2014 with his family by his side.
He was preceded in death by his father Donald Ellis, sister Mary Ellis, grandparents Ted and LaCretta Ellis, Ivan and Mary Shovell.
He served two years in the Army and got his GED.
He married Vicki Warner in 1971, later divorced, but remained friends until his passing.
He is survived by daughter Lorraine (Mitch) Munson.
Mother Betty, stepdad Ralph Marshall, brother Jack Ellis; sisters Linda (Bob) Stuart, Cora (Ivan) Lord.
Grandchildren Eric and Emily Munson.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
A special thank-you to all of the caregivers at Valley Hospital and Sullivan Park Care Center for their loving care, his last few days.