Keith Edward Ells
MANKATO, Kan. -- Keith Edward Ells, 69, of Mankato, died Sunday (Nov. 4, 2001) at Bryan Memorial Medical Center, East Campus LGH, in Lincoln.
He was born June 17, 1932, at Benedict to Edward and Aleta (Marlow) Ells.
On Jan. 27, 1952, he married Eunice Andres at Hebron. He was a feed salesman and farm equipment salesman for a time, and the owner and operator of Dreamliner Motel in Mankato before his retirement. He had lived in Hebron, Kan., Grand Junction, Colo., Lincoln, Holdrege, and Republican City, Kan., before moving to Mankato.
He was a member of the Hebron Masonic Lodge No. 43, the Nebraska Shrine Club, and the McCook Commandery.
Services will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., at the Christian Church in Mankato with the Rev. Thaddues Hinkle officiating. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Mankato. Masonic Rites will be performed by the Masonic Lodge No. 87, A.F. & A.M., of Mankato.
Memorials may be given in his name to the National Kidney Foundation, or to the Masonic Lodge No. 43 A.F. & A.M. of Hebron.
Melby Mortuary of Mankato is in charge of the arrangements.