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Joanne Ellis

March 26, 1932 ~ March 15, 2021 (age 88)

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Joanne Ellis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

(nee Bridgeman)           

Hammond, IN                                                                                        

March 26, 1932-March 15, 2021

Joanne Ellis, age 88, of Hammond entered into eternal life on Monday, March 15, 2021

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Christy; son, Garry (late Joan) Ellis; five grandchildren: Amy (Stephen) Van Siclen and Mark Morrison, Kelly (Eric) Finklea, Heather (Mike) Godinez and Brandon Christy; nine great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Vernon Ellis; son, Mitchell Ellis; daughter, Karen Morrison; parents: O.L. and Florence Bridgeman; siblings: George and Jack.

Friends and family are invited for a time of visitation on Monday, March 22, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Bocken Funeral Home 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond IN 46323. Funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Don Rector officiating. Burial at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, IN.

Joanne was born in Alto Pass, Illinois but spent most of her life in the Region. She attended Suburban Bible Church of Highland. She enjoyed reading, working on puzzle books and visiting with her grandchildren. Joanne was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be deeply missed.

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March 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home

Funeral Service
March 22, 2021

12:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home

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