Services for Ella G. McDonald, 82, of Caldwell Route 10, who
died Tuesday, Sept. 27, at a Caldwell
hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Flahiff
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, by the Rev. Jim McMillan of the
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial
She was born May 20, 1901, at St. Paul, Neb.,
a daughter of William and Elizabeth Layher.
She was reared and
educated in St. Paul and attended St. Paul Normal
She married O.M.
McDonald on Nov. 6, 1920, in Grand Island, Neb., and
the couple made their home in Nebraska
until moving to
in 1949. They
operated Lake Lowell Service on
for several years and later built Mac's Service near Lake Lowell.
Mr. McDonald died in
1968 in Caldwell.
She was a member of Deer Flat Free Methodist
Church and the Lake Lowell
She is survived by a son, Orland E. McDonald of
Greenleaf ; a daughter, Mrs. Eldon (
) L. Post of Parma; a
brother, Ralph Layher of North Loop, Neb.; a sister, Mabel
Winfrey of Grand Island, Neb.;
five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three
Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Caldwell, from 1 until 8 p.m. today.
Memorials may be given to the Deer
Church or flowers may be