Husband: Ray Clifford Ellis (1)
Born: 01 Sep 1917 in Terral, Jefferson, Oklahoma
Married: Jul 1948 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada
Died: 17 Jun 1991 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Wife: Esther Rose Heitz (2)
Born: 19 Dec 1916 in Glencoe, Mcleod, Minnesota
Died: 18 May 2011 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma (3)
Father: Paul Frederick Heitz
Mother: Mary Louisa Kroeger
01 (?): Living
02 (?): Living
Additional Information

Esther Rose Heitz:

Buried: Rose Hill Burial park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma

  1. Patsy Clark Email.
    (17 Mar 2004)
  2. Jan Bender, Patsy Clark, Julie Edwards, and Margaret Ann Jenstad; about 2002, Descendants of John Jacob Wintermantel.
  3. Findagrave (

    Birth: Dec. 19, 1916
    McLeod County
    Minnesota, USA
    Death: May 18, 2011
    Oklahoma City
    Oklahoma County
    Oklahoma, USA

    Esther Rose Heitz Ellis of Oklahoma City OK peacefully passed away May 18, 2011. She was born on December 19, 1916, in Hassan Valley Township, Minnesota, to Paul Frederick Heitz and Mary Krieger Heitz. Esther was the wife of Ray Clifford Ellis, who preceded her in death. Sisters Ruth Prail, Lucille Walker, Vera Butterworth, and brother Paul Heitz preceded her in death. Her remaining sister is Hazel Dirlam. Her children are Cynthia Rae Ellis Demory of Dallas TX and Randy Lee Ellis Edmond OK. Her granddaughters are Jennifer Ellis of Edmond OK, Tracey Ellis of Oklahoma City OK, and Mandi & husband Kevin Roushelang of Houston TX. Great grandsons are Gage Ellis, Cord Ellis, Tanner Coulson, and Carson Rouhselang, who called her Grammy Essie.

    Esther was a Rosy the Riveter during WW II in California, where she met her future husband, Ray. She spent the majority of her working life as a bookkeeper. She loved her family dearly. One of her favorite pastimes was reading.

    Rose Hill Burial Park
    Oklahoma City
    Oklahoma County
    Oklahoma, USA

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    Created by: DogMama08
    Record added: May 26, 2011
    Find A Grave Memorial# 70401028

    [This source says Esther was born in Hassan Valley twsp.]

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