Charles "Chuck" C. Ellis, age 82, of Owensville, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the Frene Valley Nursing Facility in Owensville.
Chuck was born on May 13, 1932, in Mapleton, MN, a son to the late D. Bruce and Margaret T. (Bishner) Ellis. They preceded him in death.
Chuck attended school in Riverside, CA and proudly graduated in 1951. Following graduation, Chuck joined our armed forces and served in the Army during the Korean conflict. .
On May 16, 1953, Chuck was united in marriage to Mary Ann Pueschel in St. Louis.
After his service in the Army was over, Mary Ann and he moved to California where Chuck graduated from Barber school. He stayed in that profession until they moved to the Owensville area in 1971. He was employed at Poly-Teck, Jahabow, and Wal-Mart before retiring.
Chuck was a good Christian man and mentor to his children as well as many others. He enjoyed studying the Bible, working with wood, drawing, and walking in the park. His greatest joy was time spent with his family and friends. He will be missed and remembered fondly by those who knew him.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 61 years; three sons, Steve Ellis and his wife Sherry of Owensville, Ken Ellis and his wife Latha of Owensville and Ted Ellis and his wife Pam of Owensville; four grandchildren, Ben Ellis and his wife Tracy, Julie Buckner and her husband Eric, Mitchell Ellis-Yapp and his husband Jeffrey, and Cody Ellis and his fiancAC. Claire; three great-grandchildren, Levi, Caleb, and Mia Ellis as well as many extended family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by, three brothers, H. Bruce, Don Day, and Larry Eugene Ellis.
Private family services will be held at a later date.