July 20, 1960 - April 25, 2007
WAUNETA -- Justin Lee Ellicott, 46, died Wednesday (April 25, 2007) at Dundy County Hospital.
He was born July 20,1960, at Scottsbluff, to George and Dorothy (Hinkle) Ellicott. As a young man, he moved with his family from the original Ellicott ranch at Harrison to several different locations in the state of Colorado, after his father become an extension agent.
He graduated from Eads High School in Eads, Colo., in 1978, he furthered his education by attending Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colo. He then transferred to Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colo., where he received his degree in animal science in December of 1992.
He married lvonette Jean Stolz on May 21, 1993, in Bethune, Colo. They settled in Sunray, Texas, where they were both employed at Suntex Pork and later they moved to Schickley, were they were both employed at Cornhusker Swine. They moved north of Wauneta in 1998.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Wauneta, a 4-H leader, taking several judging teams to the 4-H national livestock judging contest in Louisville, Ky., a past member of the Chase County 4-H Extension Board and a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie No. 3472 of Imperial.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and one sister, Jacque.
Survivors include his wife, Ivy of Wauneta; daughter, Allison Nicole at home in Wauneta; son, Tanner Justin "TJ" at home in Wauneta; his parents, George and Dorothy Ellicott of Eads, Colo.; brother, David Ellicott and wife, Tami of Platteville, Colo.; father and mother-in-law, Phil and Betty Stolz of Bethune, Colo.; and brothers-in-law, Doug Stolz of Bethune, Colo., John Stolz of Byers, Colo., and James Stolz and wife DeDe of Burlington, Colo.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 2 p.m. (MT) at the United Methodist Church in Wauneta, with the Rev. Judy Dye officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery at Wauneta.
Visitation is today from 2-6 p.m., (MT) at the funeral home in Wauneta.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.