Chad EuGene Ellis

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1977 – 2013

Our loving husband, devoted father, beloved son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Chad married the love of his life, Shanna Jo Ertmann, on May 5, 2000. He was an amazingly compassionate and loving father to his daughter Madelyn and son Gaven. He was a talented artist and passed down that talent to Madelyn. He was an avid Real Salt Lake fan, and loved all things soccer.

Chad is survived by his wife, Shanna, daughter Madelyn Olivia, son Gaven EuGene, mother Marlene Ellis, siblings Candy (Monte) Symmonds, Steven (Diane) Ellis, Holly (Jerry) Hyatt, Tammy (David) Tibbitts, Michael (Maria) Ellis, April (Eric) McMurtrey, and Brandon (Kim) Ellis.

He was preceded in death by his father EuGene Leon Ellis and grandmother Norene Calton Smith.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., and 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the LDS Meetinghouse on 2700 W 7000 South in West Jordan, Utah.

In lieu of flowers, a fund has been set up for his children at Cyprus Credit Union under Chad Ellis’ Kids Donation Account.


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4 Comments to “Chad EuGene Ellis”

  1. Shannon Strickland says:

    Dear Mike and Family,
    I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you, your wife, Shanna and the children. I do truly understand as I have gone through this as a child. If there is anything I can ever do, please do not hesitate to contact me.

    With great sympathy,
    Shannon S. Strickland and family

  2. Brenda Tibbitts says:

    Tammy, David, Travis,Alex
    I know the pain you feel and I am so sorry you have bear it. But remember to turn to God in all things and He will bless & comfort you.

    I love you all

  3. Shanna, I’m so sorry to hear about the pain you are going through. You and your precious babies are in our thoughts and our prayers. Stay strong and remember you have family support all over. We miss you and love you.
    Love you all,
    Vicki Ruggles and family

  4. We are so sorry for your lose Shanna, and family. Our heart goes out to you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you through this sad and terrible lose. May the Lord comfort and bless you.
    Love and sympathy to you all,
    Clint and Sarah Smith

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