Evan G. Ellett

March 14, 1924 ~ December 6, 2019 (age 95)


Evan Grant Ellett, 95 of Kirkland, Illinois, died Friday December 6, 2019  at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Illinois.  Born March 14, 1924 in Macedonia, Illinois. Son of Franklin M. and Eliza E. (Clark) Ellett.

 Evan was a Navy veteran serving during WWII, was employed by Local 501 as a Pipe-fitter for over 40 years working at many locations including building the Byron Nuclear Power Station from start to finish. He enjoyed gardening, garage sales, pigeon raising and attending the Chana Sale.

 He is survived by his sons Gary Ellett of Savanna, Ronald (Jane) Ellett of Three Lakes, Wisconsin and Darrell (Diane) Ellett of Loves Park. Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, nieces nephews and his sister in law Sharon Betts Mier Summerset, Ma. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Nadine (Betts) Ellett. Three brothers, Francis, Ray, and Paul Ellett; and three sisters, Maggie Clark, Mary Farris, and Emma Ellett.  

A private family Graveside service will be held at a later date. Condolences can be sent for Evan Ellett in Care of The Ellett Family at P.O Box 111, Kirkland, Illinois 60146

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