Eleanor “Ellie” Rebecca Dick, 91, of Defiance, passed away peacefully May 9, 2020 at The Laurels of Defiance in Defiance, Ohio. Born October 21, 1928 in Arcadia, she was the daughter of the late Earl E. and Maud E. (Manns) Damon. Ellie and Fred E. Dick were married on September 29, 1950 in Deshler, Ohio and he preceded her in death on March 13, 1990. Ellie was an Arcadia High School graduate, homemaker and an avid baseball and football sports fan.
Ellie is survived by her two daughters, Rebecca (Dennis) Ortloff, Sharon Kay Fox both of Defiance; grandchildren, Jessica (Matthew) Gerig of Wauseon, OH, Joshua (Lacey) Ortloff of Buckeye, AZ, Kristina (Scott) Whitacre of Spring Valley, OH; great-grandchildren, Macy C. Gerig, Gavin Gerig, Camden Whitacre, Porter Whitacre, Emmett Ortloff, and Ella Ortloff; and sister, Beverly (Robert) Painter of Pandora. She was preceded in death by brothers, Vernet, Richard, and Earl Damon; and 1 brother and 2 sisters in infancy; and her friend, Elmer E, Quella of Painesville, OH.
Ellie will be laid to rest next to her husband at a private graveside service in Arcadia Cemetery on Thursday, May 14, 2020. HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500) has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ellie’s memory may be made to HARC Ministries Inc., P. O. Box 745, Defiance, Ohio 43512.
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HARC Ministries Inc.
P O Box 745, Defiance OH 43512