William E. Ellis, age 92 of Westfield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at his home. He was born on July 29, 1920 in Oklahoma. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Bill worked 35 years and retired from the V.A. Hospital in Milwaukee. He was a member of the VFW Post 8718 of Westfield.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Lorraine; step daughter, Betty (John) Futterer; three step grandchildren, John (Sharon), Agnes (Jim) and Annette (Chris); five step great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Bill was preceded in death by his two brothers.
A funeral service for Bill will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home, Westfield with Rev. Blaine Niskanen officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Town of Westfield. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.