Evelyn Ellis, 86, of Buhl went home to Jesus on August 27, 2016.
Evelyn was born April 6, 1930 to Earl and Ethel Chadd Martin in Washburn, Missouri. Evelyn was raised and educated in Missouri by her mother and stepfather, Noel Skelton. She had on brother, Paul Martin.
She married Wayne Ellis on August 31, 1946. They resided in Missouri until 1948 when they moved to Sublette, Kansas. In 1965 they moved to Buhl, Idaho where along with Wayne ran Modern TV Service. In later years Evelyn worked in clothing retail sales including the Paris, Bon Marche and Sears.
Evelyn is a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Evelyn loved her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren dearly.
Evelyn is survived by her son, Jerry (Kerry) Ellis; her daughter, Gayla (Arnie) Wagner; her grandchildren, Heather (Gene) Ramon, Matt (Crystal) Ellis, Chadd (Melanie) Wagner and Ryan (Jessica) Wagner; 13 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; brother; husband, Wayne; two baby daughters and a great grandchild.
A special thanks to St. Luke's Magic Valley Hospital for making mom and family comfortable during her last week.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Buhl, Idaho. Interment will follow at the West End Cemetery in Buhl. A public viewing will be held between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 31, 2016 at Farmer Funeral Chapel.