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Ellen A. (Howard) Griffis

December 21, 1945 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 76)


Ellen A. Griffis, 76, of Garrett, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022, at her home.

She was born in Fort Wayne, on December 21, 1945, to the late Normand and Veronica (Wable) Howard. She spent her formative years in Payne, Ohio and graduated from Payne High School.

Ellen was married to Richard Griffis in LaOtto, on August 4, 1978. She worked at CNC Packing, the Flowerpot, and LaOtto Meats for 13 years. Ellen was a member of the Garrett Flower Garden Club and the Dekalb County Horseman's Club. She enjoyed working with flowers in her yard.

Ellen is survived by her husband of 43 years, Richard Griffis; four sons, David (Shelly) Lepper, Duane (Donna)Griffis, Doug (Melissa) Griffis and Darrin Griffis; one daughter, Dawn Griffis-Yanie; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one grandchild, Drew Griffis.

Graveside services for close family and friends will be held at Eel River Cemetery, on Monday, May 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial may be directed to Garrett Garden Club or Dekalb County Horseman's Association.

Sheets & Childs Funeral was entrusted with these arrangements. 

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Graveside Service
May 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Eel River Cemetery
11022 Carroll Rd
Churubusco, IN 46723


Dekalb Co. Horseman's Association
PO Box 16, Auburn IN 46706
Tel: 1-260-343-8798

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