Obituary for James R. Ellison

James R. Ellison

James R. Ellison, 60 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 4:45 pm Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

On May 7, 1953, he was born in Warsaw to Robert M. and Betty L. (Stevenson) Ellison. He married Cynthia J. Blue on May 14, 1970 in Oswego, Indiana, who survives.

James was a lifelong resident of Warsaw, graduating from Warsaw High School, Class of 1971 and then he attended Indiana University, Bloomington. He worked for ABC Industries and then worked for Dekko Heating Technologies, North Webster as a production manager for many years.

He was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He loved flying, he was a real history buff and he enjoyed his grandchildren.

James is survived by his wife of thirty seven years, Cynthia J. Ellison, Warsaw; his daughter, Melissa (and spouse Tony) Setser, Winona Lake; his son, Michael Ellison, Columbus, Ohio; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Andrew Setser, Winona Lake; his brother, Thomas Ellison, Florence, Oregon and five nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jack Ellison.

A funeral service will be at 10:00 am Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor Boyd Kuester officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

Visitation hours will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the funeral chapel.

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