Elmer H. Kellhofer, 85, of Caldwell, died April 15,
1991, at home of natural causes.
Funeral services will
be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Flahiff
Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ronald Fair of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church officiating.
Interment will be at
born Sept. 19, 1905, at Seneca, Mo.,
the son of Charley G. and Maude E. Beck Kellhofer.
He attended rural
school near Seneca and helped care for his Kellhofer
grandparents. He moved
with his family to a farm near Wentworth, Mo.,
where he finished his schooling.
moved to Ulysses, Kan., in 1927 where he
worked at the C.H. Binney grocery store.
He married Lucille C.
Binney Aug. 17, 1928, at Ulysses,
He was custodian at the schools in
Ulysses for several years. He
also worked for the Highland Utilities Power Co. at Ulysses.
The family lived in
Ulysses until moving to Caldwell in August 1944.
He was employed at
Simplots for a year, then employed by Crookham Seed Co. for 25
years, retiring in 1970.
He attended the Free Methodist
Church, was a member of
A.A.R.P., Chapter 218, and a volunteer at the Caldwell Senior
Citizens Center. He
enjoyed fishing and camping trips with friends, and especially
enjoyed family reunions.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother,
uncle and friend.
He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Carrie
Lee and husband, Tony Huddleston, Grants Pass, Ore., Margie
Hunsaker, Missoula, Mont., and Dona Barnes, Boise; eight
grandchildren and spouses, Terrie and Robin Hudson, Grants
Pass, Lyn and Michael Skudstad, Anaheim, Calif., Becky and Rob
Wood, Palmer, Alaska, David Huddleston, Roseburg, Ore., Cyn
Dee and Chet Fiscus, Birney, Mont., Nancy and Terry Page, Bob
and Valli Barnes, Boise, and Bill Barnes, Snohomish, Wash.; 14
great-grandchildren, Kathy, Kiley, Toni and Kari Hudson, Sarah
Lyn Skudstad, Joshua, Kathleen and Matthew Wood, Andrew
Fiscus, Jennifer and Tammy Page, Sarah, Leslie and Nichole
Barnes; Geneva Carney, a friend who is like a daughter, and
her husband Lee; three brothers, Adren of Sarcoxie, Mo., Roy
of Fairgrove, Mo., and Eugene of Wentworth, Mo.; two sisters,
Faye Cressy and Evelyn Kutz of Pierce City, Mo.; several
nephews, nieces and cousins.
was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, four
sisters, and a son-in-law, Ernest Hunsaker Jr.