Ellen Stites Obituary

Ellen B. Stites
Ellen Stites
Ellen B. Stites

February 19, 1913 - September 24, 2007
Born in Hawkeye, IA
Resided in Clive, IA
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Ellen B. Stites, 94, passed away Monday, September 24, 2007 at Kavanagh House on 56th Street in Des Moines. Private funeral services will be held at Westover Funeral Home, followed by burial at Glendale Cemetery.

Ellen was born February 19, 1913 in Hawkeye, Iowa, the daughter of John and Hulga Ketels. She lived all of her adult life in Des Moines, and had worked as a sales person for Younkers. Ellen was a life member of Grace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed listening to gospel music and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, E. Harold Stites. She is survived by her son, Jerry (Dee) Stites of Rice Lake, Wisconsin; daughter, Bonnie (Ron) Johnson of Creston, Iowa; son, John (Lonna) Stites of Ankeny, Iowa; sister, Mary Elliott of Montezuma, Iowa; eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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