Adelia E. Ellwood, 97, of Lindsborg, passed away Oct. 29, 2012.
She was born August 2, 1915, the daughter of Samuel Jonathan and Ida O. (Lindberg) Anderson on a farm near Bridgeport, Kan.
Adelia married Orville D. Ellwood on Aug. 10, 1951, at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Lindsborg. Orville passed away June 25, 1991.
She was preceded in death by her husband; brother, Rollin Anderson; sisters, Laurina Cipra, and Carola Bencke; grand-niece, Lysandra Bencke; and a grand-nephew, Jordan Parsons.
Adelia is survived by her nephews, Lee Bencke, Clif Bencke, Jon Anderson, Jerry Anderson; nieces, Kay Reiff, Joni Parsons, Sheryl Rodriquez, Joyce Rathbun, Connie Kreider; six grand-nieces; three grand-nephews; and six great-grand-nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday with family present from 6 to 7 p.m. at Christians Funeral Home, Lindsborg.
A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Lindsborg, with burial following at Rose Hill Cemetery, Bridgeport.
Memorials may be designated for the Evangelical Covenant Church or in care of Christians Funeral Home 103 N. Washington, PO Box 386 Lindsborg, KS 67456.
Online condolences at www.ChristiansFuneralHome.com