Lester Dee Ellis

December 20, 1887 ~ December 28, 1957 (age 70)


Lester Dee Ellis, 70, of Meadville, a retired Talon, Inc., employee, died at Flickinger Convalescent Home Saturday, December 28, 1957.  


He was born at Mill Village, Erie County, December 20, 1887, a son of Rowland F. and Ella May Schlosser Ellis.  He married Harriett Mae Ferrier, who survives.  


Ellis, who was graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1912 with a degree in mechanical engineering, was a tool and die maker for Talon for 27 years.  Before that he worked for Champion-DeArment Tool Co. for five years. 


He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the International Assn. of Machinists and Detroit Lodge 2, F & AM.  


In addition to his widow, survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ella Hildebran, at home and Mrs. Paul Stevenson of Meadville; an uncle, Robert Schlosser of Jamestown, NY and three grandchildren. 


Services were held at Waid Funeral Home. 


Interment was in Brookhouser Cemetery. 


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