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Rev. Ellis H. Butler

Graveside services for Rev. Ellis H. Butler — will be held 11 a.m., Monday, March 21, 2005 at Scenic Hills Memorial — Park, Ashland. A visitation will be held Sunday, March 20, 2005 from 5 — to 7 p.m. at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland.

Rev. Ellis H. Butler, 83, passed away on March 15, 2005. — Until recently he had been a resident of Ashland but had moved to Lacey, — WA to be near his daughter.

He graduated from Iowa State College with a BS in Civil — Engineering. After working for Eastman Kodak and a stint in the Navy, — he entered McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. Rev. Butler served — churches in Council Bluffs, IA and Lincoln, NE followed by administrative — positions in Christian Education and Synod Executive. Rev. Butler married — Barbara Moeckly in 1944. They were married 52 years before she preceded — him in death.

He is survived by their two children Diane of Lacey, — WA and David of Azle, TX. Their son Peter died in infancy. He is also — survived by six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Ruth "G.G." DeLap

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, — March 19, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. at Butte Creek Baptist Church in Eagle Point, — OR. For directions or questions call 541-830-1187.

Una Maurean Ralph

Una Maurean Ralph, 65, of Talent, died Tuesday — (March 15, 2005) at her residence. Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral — Home, Ashland.