Annie Ellison

Annie Ellison, age 96, of Missouri Valley, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Regency Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Annie was born March 1, 1915 to Henry and Minnie (Swartz) Joles in Utica, Wisconsin. In 1936 Annie married Glenn Ellison and they were blessed with five children. Annie worked for Fitch’s Café for over twenty years. She loved quilting, flowers and her family and was a good neighbor and friend. Annie lived with her daughter in Crescent for five years and then, last six months in the Nursing Home. Survivors include her children, Lois Spicer and husband Gerald of Dodge, Nebraska, Robert Ellison and wife Jane of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Norman Ellison and wife Chris of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Audrey Mathews of Crescent, Iowa; fifteen grandchildren, numerous great and great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, sister in laws, Virginia Potter and husband Gerald of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Rose Ellison of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Annie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Glenn, son; Richard, two brothers and two sisters. Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and a time of fellowship at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Missouri Valley following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of Annie Ellison Born March 1, 1915 Utica, Wisconsin Entered Into Rest December 4, 2011 Council Bluffs, Iowa Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 8, 2011 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Jim Endecott Organist Genelle Riesland Vocalist Tabitha Holman Music Selections “Amazing Grace” “Old Rugged Cross” Honorary Bearers Chad Ellison Randall Ellison Kendall Ellison Curtis Ellison Casket Bearers George Fritts Bruce Ellison Jeff Ellison Gus Pool Norm Ellison Steve Ellison Final Resting Place Rose Hill Memorial Garden – Missouri Valley, Iowa