Elsie Arlene Stanley Schley Ellis, age 77, of Council Grove, KS passed away in her sleep on August 27, 2020. She was born in Aberdeen, SD to Elwood and Mardyth Stanley on June 28, 1943. She graduated from Tulare, SD. Elsie had been a member of the Rebeccas. She worked various jobs, but was most proud of working for the Missouri Dept. of Corrections as a guard in Fulton, MO. She married Paul Schley on May 5, 1962 in Huron, SD and had 4 children. On December 2, 1989 Elsie was married to Dewayne Ellis in Fulton, MO. Elsie returned to Kansas in 2002 to live closer to her family. Elsie is preceded in death by both parents, Paul, Dewayne, and Richard (brother). Elsie is survived by MaryAnn and James, Dorine, Gerald and Brittany, and Darwin; Siblings Layle and Madge; 9 Grandchildren; 4 Great-Grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:00 AM at Calvary Lutheran Church of Council Grove, KS. Elsie is being cremated and will be buried in Mexico, MO. Flowers may be sent to Mary at 317 Spencer, Council Grove, KS 66846. Donations may be made to American Cancer Society in memory of Elsie.
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