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1955 Carol 2023

Carol Ann Ellis

July 14, 1955 — May 21, 2023

Carol Ann Ellis, 67 of Sioux City, Iowa passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Holy Spirit Retirement home.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel with Deacon Bruce Chartier officiating.  Interment of her cremains will be private at Calvary Cemetery at a later date.  Visitation, with the family present, will begin at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.   Along with Carol, the Celebration of Life will be celebrating the life Glenda Jean Ellis, Carol’s sister.  Online condolences may be left for both at


Carol was born in Sioux City, Iowa on July 14, 1955 to John and Francine Ellis. She was the second oldest of six children. Carol went to West High and Central High school and was one of the few people to have worked at Dicks Diner back in the day.


She went onto to work at National Optical Wholesalers eyeglass company along with her sister Glenda. Carol lived a carefree lifestyle taking her to other places like, Arizona and Pennsylvania where she lived for a while and also worked at eyeglass companies, she was really good at her job. Eventually she made her way back home to Sioux City where she worked at Prodenco making dentures for a short while until health issues caused her to retire from the workforce.


Carol loved music especially, Tommy Bolin, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin were among her favorite bands. She enjoyed photography, playing the harmonica, playing games and enjoyed making people laugh and having a good time.


She loved her siblings and her nephews and niece. Carol was always there to listen, to hang out with, to just be around and feel good. She had a great sense of humor and a very caring personality and according to the those who knew her at the nursing home said she was a

“Ray of Sunshine”.


Carol is survived by her siblings: Janet Johnson (Austin, Texas), Deana Nolan (Philadelphia), Danny/Janice Ellis, (Austin, Texas), Rhonda/Mark Davis (Philadelphia). Her nephews and niece and many cousins.


She was preceded into death by her parents and her older sister, Glenda Ellis.

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