Phyllis ‘Phyd’ Gail Ellingson, 88

Print Article

Ellingson

Phyllis ‘Phyd’ Gail Ellingson, 88

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Phyllis “Phyd” Gail Ellingson, 88, of Prichard/Murray, Idaho, passed away April 8, 2018, at the Advanced Health Care of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She was born June 20, 1929, in Smelterville, Idaho; Phyllis was the daughter of George and Clara “Belle” (Fleming) Boviall.

Phyd attended and graduated from the Kellogg-Wardner High School in 1947. She had also attended the Sacred Heart X-Ray Technology school of Spokane, Wash.

Phyd married Albert “Al” Ellingson on May 5, 1951, in Kellogg, Idaho.

In her earlier years, Phyd had first worked at the Corner Drug of Kellogg at the lunch counter; she then went to work for the Ring Distributing Company as a distributor of records and tapes throughout North Idaho. Phyd had lastly worked at the Doctor’s Clinic of Kellogg in the X-ray department for 20 plus years.

Phyd had enjoyed helping her dear friend, Anna Wilson with political elections. She also loved and enjoyed her family, gardening and collecting anything Irish. Phyd was a very special, loving and outgoing woman who loved socializing and visiting with family and friends; she will be dearly missed.

Phyd is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Albert “Al” Ellingson of the Prichard/Murray area; one daughter, Gail (Royce) Peterson of Prichard/Murray; one son, Jerry (Denise) Ellingson of Coeur d’Alene; four grandchildren, Kelly Villegas of Ripon, Calif, Kerry Croston of Spokane, Jerred (Nicole) Ellingson of Coeur d’Alene and Joseph Ellingson of Hayden, Idaho; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Phyd was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Lorraine O’Reilly.

A celebration of Phyd’s life will be held and announced at a later date. The family suggests that memorials may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 9493 N. Government Way, Hayden, Idaho, 83835.

One may sign Phyd’s online guest book at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com Shoshone Funeral Services & Crematory Kellogg, Idaho is entrusted with cremation services.

Print Article

Read More Obituaries

Geneva Erma Greenfield, 86

July 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Geneva Erma Greenfield, 86 Geneva Erma Greenfield, 86, known to friends and family as Genny, entered into rest July 10, 2018, in Spokane, Wash., with her family at her bedside. She was born Dec. ...

Read More

Virginia ‘Ginger’ Louise Hodge, 91

July 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Virginia ‘Ginger’ Louise Hodge, 91 Virginia “Ginger” Louise Hodge, 91, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, and former resident of Hayden, Idaho, died July 20, 2018, at Valley Vista Care Center, St. Mar...

Comments

Read More

Allan Frank Fuches, 93

July 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Allan Frank Fuches, 93 Allan Fuches, 93, passed away while under the compassionate care of the staff at Hospice of North Idaho’s Schneidmiller House. He slipped away in his sleep in the early morn...

Read More

Martha ‘Marty’ Jane Kearny Wright, 74

July 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Martha ‘Marty’ Jane Kearney Wright, 74 Our Momma was perfect. She made everyone laugh. She was always sexy. Marty Jane Kearney Wright was a God-fearing woman, and she was super wise, elegant and s...

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2018 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X