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Carroll J. Ellwood

October 18, 1926 October 2, 2019
Carroll J. Ellwood
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Obituary for Carroll J. Ellwood

Carroll Ellwood, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at his home in Radcliffe, IA.
Carroll Jerome Ellwood was born on October 18, 1926 on a farm near Ellsworth, IA. He was one of three boys born to Olaf and Malena (Hoverstein) Ellwood.
In the spring of 1929, the family moved to a farm south of Radcliffe. Carroll attended Radcliffe Public School and graduated in 1944.
Carroll went into the Army in March 1945 and served until his discharge in December 1946.
On February 18, 1950, Carroll was united in marriage to Margaret Lee at the Zion Lutheran Church rural Radcliffe. They farmed for fifteen years before they purchased the Berkfield house in Radcliffe. They joined Our Savior’s Lutheran Church at this time. Carroll was employed by the Thermogas Company for several years. He then became employed by the Radcliffe Co-op and retired from there when he was 62. He then went to work at the Radcliffe Wheel and Rim where he worked until he was 82 years old.
He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, American Legion Post #317 of Radcliffe, served a period as Mayor and many years on the Radcliffe Fire Department.
Carroll was an avid fisherman and he loved to visit.
Those thankful for having shared his life include his wife Margaret of Radcliffe, IA; six children Miriam (Steve) Skartvedt of Story City, IA, Marcus (Antoinette) Ellwood and Paul Ellwood both of Tucson, AZ, Gary (Stephanie) Ellwood of Ankeny, IA, Kendall Ellwood of Radcliffe, IA, Teresa (Bruce) Brinkmeyer of Kansas City, MO; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two brothers Mervin (Fanchon) Ellwood of Wilmer, MN and Alvern (Barb) Ellwood of Radcliffe, IA; along with many other relatives and friends.
Carroll was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter-in-law Sue Ellwood.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a memorial fund to be established.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

6

Oct

3:00 PM 10/6/2019 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 10/6/2019 5:00:00 PM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church

601 Isabella
Radcliffe, IA 50230

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a memorial fund to be established.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
601 Isabella Radcliffe 50230 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

7

Oct

10:30 AM 10/7/2019 10:30:00 AM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church

601 Isabella
Radcliffe, IA 50230

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a memorial fund to be established.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
601 Isabella Radcliffe 50230 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Radcliffe Cemetery Final Resting Place

Radcliffe, IA

Radcliffe IA
United States
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