Death Notice

Melba Webster Ellis, 104, of Evergreen, Colo., died at her residence on Nov. 20, 2019.

Melba was born Feb. 2, 1915, in Logan Township in Sanborn County. She attended country school in Sanborn County and graduated from Woonsocket High School. After high school, Melba attended South Dakota State University (College at that time) and the University of South Dakota. Teaching most of her life, she was a counselor at Washington High School in Sioux Falls when she retired.

Melba is survived by two daughters, Dr. Nita Ellis LaSalle of Colorado and Carol Jost of Blaine, Minn.; one son, Richard Ellis of Albuquerque, N.M.; and a sister, Connie Burrill of Palm Springs, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Ellis in 1954; her brothers, Herbert Webster and Keith Webster; and two sisters, Winifred Cheever and Mattie Olinger.

Comments are closed.

  • Weather

    Woonsocket
    January 27, 2022, 3:06 pm
    Partly sunny
    18°F
    real feel: 2°F
    humidity: 64%
    wind speed: 16 mph N
    wind gusts: 18 mph
     
  • Upcoming Events

    January 2022
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    December 26, 2021 December 27, 2021 December 28, 2021 December 29, 2021 December 30, 2021 December 31, 2021 January 1, 2022
    January 2, 2022 January 3, 2022 January 4, 2022 January 5, 2022 January 6, 2022 January 7, 2022 January 8, 2022
    January 9, 2022 January 10, 2022 January 11, 2022 January 12, 2022 January 13, 2022 January 14, 2022 January 15, 2022
    January 16, 2022 January 17, 2022 January 18, 2022 January 19, 2022 January 20, 2022 January 21, 2022 January 22, 2022
    January 23, 2022 January 24, 2022 January 25, 2022 January 26, 2022 January 27, 2022 January 28, 2022 January 29, 2022
    January 30, 2022 January 31, 2022 February 1, 2022 February 2, 2022 February 3, 2022 February 4, 2022 February 5, 2022
  • Recent Posts

  • Contact Us

    Ph/Fax: 605.796.4221
    Email: swj4221@icloud.com

    PO BOX 218
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
  • Archives