Prayer Requests

+ EDWARD “ED” M. ELLIS - Council 5157 - Frelsburg

Posted Oct 09, 2018
by pbettge

Please pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of Edward "Ed" M. Ellis who passed from this life to live with his Lord on October 7th in Frelsberg.  Ed was born in Corpus Christi and grew up in Waco.  He spent many years in Houston before moving to Frelsberg in 1986.

Edward Ellis is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jean Halfman Ellis, a son and three daughters.  Ed served in many positions in the Knights of Columbus including Grand Knight of Council 5157, Faithful Navigator of Assembly 1136 and State Warden.

Visitation will be held Tuesday October 9, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus. Knights of Columbus and Parish Rosary will follow visitation at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.  Visitation on Wednesday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Frelsburg with a Parish Rosary at 9:30 am.  Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:00 am at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Frelsburg with Fr. Michael Lyons officiating.

Burial will follow with military honors by the United States Army at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Frelsburg.

Memorials are suggested to be given for Mass Offerings at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church or Church of your choice.

Requested by:  Kenneth Trochta, Diocesan Deputy, Victoria Diocese


May the love of God and the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ bless and console us and gently wipe every tear from our eyes: in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.    Amen.

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