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Larry Elias Ellingson

September 26, 1941 August 29, 2022
Larry Elias Ellingson
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Obituary for Larry Elias Ellingson

Larry Elias Ellingson 80, of Howell, Michigan, and formerly of Marquette, Michigan and Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022 after a brief illness.

Larry was born September 26, 1941 to the late Herbert & Dorothy Ellingson in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Larry grew up in Cedar Rapids and graduated from Jefferson High School. He attended Coe College for 2 years and transferred to Westmar College from which he graduated. On Dec 22, 1962 Larry married Mary Gloege. They raised four children. Larry and Mary moved to East Lansing in 1963 where he attended Michigan State University for 2 years. After school he took a job with General Motors at the V-8 Engine Plant in Flint, MI.

In 1972 Larry changed jobs and went to work for as a Revenue Officer for the Internal Revenue Service. He worked for them for 30 years until retirement. He received the Albert Gallatin Award for outstanding service to the IRS. In retirement he worked at Marquette Mountain Ski Hill. His hobbies were gardening and woodworking. He was an active church member. He is loved by all and missed very much.

Beloved husband of Mary for 60 years. Loving father of Nancy (John) Wilson, Bridgid (Kevin) Rooney, Charles (Patricia) Ellingson and Benjamin Ellingson. Proud grandfather of seven. Dear brother of Karen Gaddis (the late Butch) and twin brother of Linda Biedenbach (Jack). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022 at 11:00am at West Highland Baptist Church 1116 S. Hickory Ridge Rd. Milford, MI 48380. Visitation begins at the church at 10:00am.

Burial will take place at a later date at Northland Chapel Gardens Cemetery in Negaunee, Michigan.

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11:00 AM 9/2/2022 11:00:00 AM
West Highland Baptist Church

1116 S. Hickory Ridge Road
Milford, MI 48380-1510

Visitation begins at the church at 10:00am.

West Highland Baptist Church
1116 S. Hickory Ridge Road Milford 48380-1510 MI
United States

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