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Wilbur M. Ellis

June 14, 1930 ~ May 24, 2020 (age 89)


Wilbur M Ellis, age 89 of Crown Point, IN, formerly of Matteson for over 50 years, passed away May 24th  at St Anthony Home, Crown Point, IN from complications with Covid 19.  He was the beloved husband of the late Betty J. nee Dexter who preceded him in death in 2005, the former Chief of Police of Matteson from 1959-1983. 

Loving father of Jane (late Kermith) Johnson of Matteson, Robert (Kara) Ellis of Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN and Joan (Rosco) Hilton of DeMotte, IN. 

Cherished grandfather of Jennifer (Lee) Marr, and Kayla Ellis; proud great-grandfather of Devin Marr;

fond brother of Charles (Louise) Ellis of Madison, NJ; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews; dearest companion of Judith Stanley; 

Wilbur was preceded in death by his parents Wilbur E. and Rosine Ellis  

Veteran of the Army Reserves, Wilbur was also a member for many years at St. Johns Faith Church, Matteson, and the Matteson Volunteer Fire Department.

A Private visitation will be held on Thursday at Lain-Sullivan Funeral Home 50 Westwood Dr. Park Forest, IL. Interment Skyline Memorial Park Cemetery

For information or to express your condolences please visit  708-747-3700

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made  to St. John's Faith Church 21302 Maple Street, Matteson, IL 60443 would be appreciated


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St. John Faith Church
21302 Maple Street, Matteson IL 60443

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