Harry G. Ellis, age 97, of Loogootee, Indiana, passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 19, 2021, at his home.

He was born March 22, 1924, in Loogootee, Indiana, to the late Asa and Mary B. (Halbert) Ellis.

Harry was a member of the White River Antique Association and St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. He enjoyed antique tractors, horses, and anything involved with farming.

Survivors include his children, Barb Ash, Keith Ellis and wife Darlene, and Karen Jones and husband Robert, all of Loogootee; grandchildren, Becky Gates and husband Tom, Ashley Arvin and husband Corey, Derek Ellis, Chad Jones and Kim Jones; great-grandchildren, Addy and Landon Gates and Maxwell and Luke Arvin; siblings, Bill Ellis and Raymond Ellis, both of Loogootee; Ruth Strange, of Bloomington; and special friend, Linda Schnarr, of Washington.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Edith (Meehan) Ellis; siblings, Dorothy Spears, Mary Keller, Ann Cunningham, Jim Ellis, Margaret Wagoner, and Charlie Ellis; and son-in-law, Denny Ash.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23rd, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, in Loogootee, officiated by the Very Reverend J. Kenneth Walker.

Burial was made in the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation was held on Monday, November 22nd, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Blake Funeral Home, in Loogootee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be to St. John’s Catholic Cemetery Fund.

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