Dayton Daily News

June 8, 1996 

ELLIS, HERMAN K. - Herman K., Ellis, age 82, of Tipp City, died Thursday, at his residence.  He was born May 11, 1913 in Norma, TN. and Herman came to Dayton in 1942 and after 10 years in the coalmines of Wilden, Tn., went to work at Delco Products.  After 33 years, he retired in 1975.  Herman received his 50 year pin as a member of the St. John 13 F&AM.  He was also a 32nd Mason of the Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Bessie; 1 son, Robert Ellis; 1 sister, Lozena Stepp of Middletown; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and nephew, Tilden Lawson.  Services 10 A.M. Monday at Morris Sons Funeral Home, 1771 E. Dorothy Ln., with Rev. Gregory R. Davis with Entombment at Miami Valley Memory Gardens Mausoleum.  Family will receive friends 5-8 P.M. Sunday with Masonic services at 7 P.M. at the funeral home.

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