A memorial service was held Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 at Gillette Memorial Chapel in Gillette, Wyo., for Cecilia “Shorty” Ellsworth, 85, who died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.
Cecilia was born July 23, 1929 in Rugby, a daughter of Leonida Geisinger and Peter Koenig. She attended school until eighth grade. In September of 1947 se married Donald Ellsworth. She worked for many years as a custodian at Wagon Wheel Elementary School.
She is survived by her children, Gale Folvag, Grenora; Roy Ellsworth, Jean Edwards and Randy Ellsworth, Gillette, Wyo.; son-in-law, Dean Nickel, Gillette, Wyo.; sisters, Regina Vetsch, East Helena, Mont.; Bernadine Volk, Rugby; Monica Miller, Scapoose, Ore.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; sister, Beatrice Mack; daughter, Donna Nickel.
Father Cliff Jacobson officiated.
Arrangements by Gillette Memorial Chapel.
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