Dixie Lee Ellison, 76, of Martelle, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Services were held Nov. 4 at Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa where the Rev. John Keizer officiated. Interment was at Norwich Cemetery in Martelle.
Local survivors include her sister, Joan Weber of Solon.
Dixie Lee was born March 16, 1935, in Anamosa, the daughter of Albert and Eva (Fetters) Bobst. On Sept. 16, 1956, Dixie and Walter Dale Ellison were united in marriage at the Martelle United Methodist Church. Mr. Ellison preceded her in death on June 9, 2009. Dixie Lee became a valued employee of the Martelle Farmers Co-op Elevator and after retiring from the elevator she was a full-time homemaker.
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