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Information for Luther H. Ellison
22 May, 1910 29, July 1995
 Idaho Press-Tribune, July, 1995
 Contributed by Helen Strine


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Luther Ellison

      Luther H. Ellison, 85, of Caldwell died Saturday, July 29, 1995 at a Caldwell nursing home of natural causes.
     Funeral services will be concluded at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 1995 at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Rev. Don Hardenbrook of the Oregon Trail Church of God will officiate. Burial will follow at the Wilder Cemetery.
     Mr. Ellison was born in Douglas County, MO., where he was reared and educated. He was the son of Johnnie and Orpha Roller Ellison. Luther married Verne Johnson on December 21, 1929 in Ava, Missouri where they resided for a short while before moving to Springfield, Missouri. In 1944 they moved to Wilder and in 1959 moved to Caldwell where they have since resided. Luther drove trucks for Simplot, retiring in 1972 after 21 years. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and his greatest joy after his retirement was to meet his friends at M & W for coffee.
     He is survived by his wife, Verne; two sons, Bob and his wife, Gunda Ellison of Boise, Don and his wife, Rose Ellison of Bothell, Washington; three daughters, Georgia Wylie of Caldwell, Wanda and her husband, LeRoy Kuck of Boise, Norma and her husband, David Cornelison of Caldwell; one brother, Everett and Dorothy Ellison of Nampa; two sisters, Goldie and Ray Linville of Caldwell, Ruby and Floyd Ross of Pamona, California; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.     Luther was preceded in death by his parents, a son, and a sister.

     Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.