Anna May Ellis, 78, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away August 10, 2005. Survived by her children, Dave (Cheryl) Ellis of Pueblo, Kathy (Bud) Gaines of Denver, Robin (Del) Oliver of Liberal, Kansas and Lorrie (Ray) Ballard of Denver; grandchildren, Derek and Sheena Ellis, Nathan, Cory and Rachel Gaines, Keri Parker, Ryan Oliver, Amy (Todd) Lillard and Dori Ballard; and siblings, Dan (Peggy) Hayes of Colorado Springs, Marion Pendleton of Pueblo, Sharon Dalgleish of Denver and Taurus Lee Hayes. Preceded in death by her husband, Foster 'Buck' Ellis on Nov. 14, 1990; siblings, Jim Hayes, Norma Graeme and Don Hayes. Ann was born to James and Willie Hayes on June 22, 1927, in Pueblo. She was an LPN for Dr. Swartz and more recently for Dr. Capek. Ann's family and friends will remember her as being a wonderful care giver as well as a fabulous cook. She had a feisty personality with a love that was unconditional. Her dog Benji, and her roses were her passion. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, August 15, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church, 10th and Court, with the Reverend Dr. Brad Munroe officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre De Cristo Hospice of Pueblo. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dear Sheena,
    We were so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandmother. I know how special grandmothers can be, and it is our prayer that you have many precious memories of yours to help you through this difficult time.
    May our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, give you and your family peace and comfort.
    Love, David, Valerie.
    Sandy, Curtis, Kaely, Ashley

  2. Dear Aunt Robin and family,
    We were sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with you. We know you will miss Ann very much.
    with love,
    Kalen, Lisa, Allyson, Bryce, Caton, & Darcy

  3. Dear Dave and Cheryl,

    I know clearly how important your family is to you and morn the loss of your mother with you. Michelle and I wish you and your family strength through the difficult months to come and hope the fond memories remain vivid for always.

    Andrew and Michelle Bielat

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