Mardelle Ellis, 80

Mardelle C. Ellis, age 80, of Broken Bow, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at the Jennie Melham Hospital in Broken Bow. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Our Saviour Lutheran Church. Mardelle C. Ellis was born Nov. 30, 1932, to Harvey and Amelia (Frevert) Larsen at Wayne. She was married to Warren Ellis March 30, 1951 at Wayne. Mardelle is survived by her husband, Warren Ellis of Broken Bow; daughter, Diane (Larry) Larsen of Liberty, Nebr.; three sons, Roger Ellis of Aberdeen, SD, Keith (Karen) Ellis of Lincoln, and Brad (Traci) Ellis of Omaha; 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Janet (Victor) Kneische of Wayne; sisters-in-law, Rose (Ken) Nuernberger of Bettendorf, Iowa, and Barbara (Bob) Andrews of Texas.She was preceded in death by her parents, and her mother and father-in-law Wesley Ellis and Mary (Owens) Ellis.