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Ellen Lee Ingersoll

January 23, 1923 March 8, 2019
Ellen Lee Ingersoll
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Obituary for Ellen Lee Ingersoll

Wood River:

Ellen Lee Ingersoll, 96, passed away and went to be with the Lord at 9:25pm on Friday, March 8, 2019, at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 23, 1923, in Ledford, Illinois, the daughter of the late Everett and Bessie (Sullivan) Ewell. She married Charles Ingersoll on March 11, 1945, in Jerseyville, and he preceded her in death February 8, 1998. Survivors include a son and daughter in law: Larry and Donna Ingersoll of Godfrey, two grandchildren: Stacey Threadgill and her husband: Ron of Pensacola, Florida, Robin Ingersoll and her fiancé: Chris Locke of Rosewood Heights, four great grandchildren: Breana, Paige, Kyla, Paxton, and many other extended family and friends.

Ellen was employed for over thirty years at Olin Western in the metallic packing department. Ellen was a longtime member of Emmanuel Free Methodist Church in Alton.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her twin sister: Helen Rice and a brother: Bill Ewell.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 9am until time of services at 11am on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Rev. Mark Scandrett will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodland Hill Cemetery in East Alton.

Memorials are suggested to Emmanuel Free Methodist Church, 3993 Fosterburg Road, Alton, Illinois 62002, and will be accepted the funeral home.


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Visitation

Thursday

14

Mar

9:00 AM 3/14/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pitchford Funeral Home

2555 Vaughn Road
Wood River, IL 62095

Pitchford Funeral Home
2555 Vaughn Road Wood River 62095 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Thursday

14

Mar

11:00 AM 3/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pitchford Funeral Home

2555 Vaughn Road
Wood River, IL 62095

Pitchford Funeral Home
2555 Vaughn Road Wood River 62095 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodland Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

370 North 6th Street
East Alton, Illinois 62024

370 North 6th Street East Alton 62024 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Emmanuel Free Methodist Church

3993 Fosterburg Road
Alton, Illinois 62002
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