Evelyn Ellsworth

Evelyn Joann Ellsworth (Allen)

Saturday, November 28th, 1931 - Friday, October 30th, 2020
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Evelyn Joann Ellsworth, 88, of Olathe, KS, passed away Oct. 30, 2020 at Olathe Hospice House. Graveside service will be 3:00 pm, Friday November 6, 2020 at Edgerton Cemetery, Edgerton, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, Olathe, KS. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111.

Evelyn was born Nov. 28, 1931 in Kansas City, KS to Edwin P. and Edith Jane (Steele) Allen. Her family moved to Edgerton when she was four. Evelyn graduated from Washington High School in Kansas City, KS in 1949. She married Oscar L. Ellsworth on Aug. 24, 1950 in Wyandotte County, KS and they moved to Olathe in 1955. Evelyn was a homemaker and mother raising her sons, Dan who was born in 1953 and David in 1955. She later worked as a secretary for the counselor’s office at Millbrook Jr. High School and also J.O.C.O Engineer Road and Bridge. Evelyn had a sub-contract business with Oscar until retirement in 2012. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Olathe, KS (now Grace UMC). Evelyn enjoyed dancing and was a member of the girl’s card club. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Oscar in 2018 sisters: Sarah Harbour, Margaret Gifford and Irene Davis; grandchild Dakota Ellsworth. Evelyn is survived by her sons: Dan and wife Diane Ellsworth and Dave Ellsworth, both of Olathe, KS; three grandchildren: Julie and husband Eric Ryser , Danny and wife Mila Ellsworth, Kelly and husband Jamie Elder. Seven great-grandchildren: Keyle, Peylan, Hudson, Boston, Charlie, Maddie, and Luke.
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  • Service

    Friday, November 6th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Friday, November 6th, 2020 3:00pm
    Edgerton Cemetery
    EDGERTON, KS 66021
    Graveside Service
  • Interment

    Edgerton Cemetery
    EDGERTON, KS 66021


  • United Methodist Church


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