Ellen Schrick 1923-2015

Ellen B. Schrick, 92, Valley Falls, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at the F.W. Huston Senior Living Center at Winchester.

She was born April 27, 1923, in Holton, the daughter of Floyd and Louise Eckert Littleton. She graduated from Valley Falls High School in 1941.

Ms. Schrick retired from Kansas Department of Revenue in Topeka ,where she had worked as a clerk. She had also worked at Slimaker Dress Factory in Holton.

She had been a volunteer for Red Cross, Valley Falls Historical Society and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Mary's Altar Society and the Kanza Club, all in Valley Falls.

She married Raymond Schrick on June 2, 1941, at Valley Falls. They divorced.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia DeArmond and fiancé George Alter, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a son, Robert Schrick and wife Gloria, Linwood; a daughter-in-law, Paulette Schrick, Atchison; seven grandchildren, Greg, Deena, David, Ronnie, Jennifer, Steven and Jason; 23 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Schrick; a son-in-law, Charles DeArmond; and two sisters, Agnes Kramer and Glee Hough.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Valley Falls. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. A rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls, followed by a visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or to Jefferson County Friends of Hospice, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Valley Falls, KS 66088.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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