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Information for Ellis F. Ekberg
 30 September, 1898 29 November, 1995
 Idaho Press-Tribune, 3 Dec. 1995

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Ellis Ekberg        

     Ellis F. Ekberg, 97, of Caldwell, died Wednesday, November 29, 1995 at a Nampa hospital of natural causes. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 4, 1995 at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell. Larry Ragains of Parma will officiate. Interment will follow at Lower Boise Cemetery, Parma.
      Ellis was born
September 30, 1898 near Vinita, Indian Territory, which is now the state of Oklahoma. She married John E. Ekberg September 1, 1919 and they had a long and happy marriage of 61 years.   Three children were born to this union: Lois Belk living in Caldwell, William Ekberg of rural Caldwell and Maxine Gahley of rural Parma.
     John and Ellis lived in
Oklahoma and Texas until 1932 , then moved to Oregon and then to Idaho in 1938 where they resided near Parma until John passed away. Ellis moved to rural Caldwell where she resided until her death.
     She is survived by one sister and brother, three children; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grand-children and many friends.