Dorothy M. Ellis

Graveside services for Dorothy M. Ellis, 85, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hartford Cemetery near Hartford, Kan.

Miss Ellis died Monday, Mar. 14, 2011, at The Windsor of Lawrence.

She was born Dec. 18, 1925, in Americus, Kan., the daughter of Elmer and Florence Magee Ellis. She graduated from Emporia High School

Miss Ellis worked as a clerk/typist in Amarillo and Dallas before moving to Kansas City, Mo. She worked for the Social Security Administration for 16 years before retiring in 2008 and moving to Lawrence.

Survivors include two sisters, Joyce Friesen and husband Ben, Lawrence, and Wilma Louvier, Harrisonville, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehab, & Hospice Care, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.