Fern Helen Ellis, age 93, passed away on January 27, 2022. She was born on July 28, 1928 to Helena and Frederick Reich in Mahmomen MN. She graduated from Creswell High School after moving from Santa Monica CA in her senior year. She married Alden Lincoln Ellis on June 11, 1947 and they lived in Beaverton until moving to Eugene in the 1990’s. She enjoyed puzzle making, crosswords and reading; she was both a homemaker and daycare assistant. She attended Ebberts United Methodist Church in Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents Helena and Frederick Reich, brothers Norman and Maynard Reich, sister Darlene Gulino, and husband Alden Ellis. She is survived by her brothers Fred (Willa) and Frank (Joy) Reich; her children Lynn (Nancy) and Randy (Sydney) Ellis; grandchildren Rebecca Dodson, Andrew, Joseph, Jason (Carolyn), and Tommy Ellis; and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Springfield Memorial Funeral Home at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Springfield Memorial Funeral Home. Please access the obituary and you are invited to sign the guestbook at musgroves.com