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James Henry ELLINGBOE

Male 1936 - 2017  (80 years)


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  • Name James Henry ELLINGBOE 
    Born 24 Dec 1936  Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Closeness to Ove Ovesen
    Died 12 Jul 2017  Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • James Henry “Jim” Ellingboe, 80, of Donnellson, passed away at 6:03 p.m. July 12, 2017, at Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health System in Iowa City.

      He was born Dec. 24, 1936, in  Hastings, Minn., the son of Raymond H. and Florence J. Girgen Ellingboe.

      On Feb. 19, 1959, he married Lorraine Doffing at Fort Lewis, Wash. She preceded him in death on March 13, 2016.

      Survivors include his seven children, David (Nancy) Ellingboe of Donnellson, Mike (Kelly) Ellingboe of West Point, Pamela (Dale) Kramer of Donnellson, Wendy (Roland) Burgess of Donnellson, Perry (LeeLee) Ellingboe of Hamilton, Ill., Tom Ellingboe of Keokuk and Scott Ellingboe (Jonathan Cabezas Olcoz) of Verona, Wis.; 17 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and his Yorkiepoo named Dixie. Also surviving are a sister-in-law, Betty Charles of St. Paul, Minn.; two brothers-in-law, Paul (Rita) Doffing and Dennis (Thea) Doffing, both of Hastings; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lorraine; and sister, Beverly Donndelinger.

      Jim was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Farmington and the Donnellson American Legion. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Jim enjoyed fishing, playing cards, gardening, canning and attending his grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s sporting events

      Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson, where the family will receive friends from 1 to 4 p.m. A parish rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

      Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Farmington, with Father Dennis Hoffman as celebrant. There will be a flag presentation by the Donnellson American Legion at the church following the mass.

      Following the service, his body will be cremated and a private family burial will be held at a later date in the Evangelical Cemetery in Donnellson.
    Person ID I10845  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2019 

    Father Raymond Leonard ELLINGBOE,   b. 18 Nov 1909, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1991, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Florence Josephine GIRGEN,   b. 17 Apr 1913, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 2007, Donnellson, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 2 May 1932  Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lorraine Margaret DOFFING,   b. 19 Dec 1933, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 2016, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1959  Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F8182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart