OBITUARY: Patricia Elizabeth Perell-Ellis-Hiles; memorial will be Saturday
Patricia Elizabeth Perell-Ellis-Hiles passed away peacefully while holding hands with her loving daughter Linda Colleen Ellis-Puckett on December 17, 2013.
Patricia was born May 31, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois to Edward Paul Perell and Elizabeth Francis Mertes-Perell. After living in Burien for over 30 years she moved to Aptos, CA in 2004 to be with her daughter.
Patricia is preceded in death by her mother and father and son, Richard Frederick Ellis, Jr. She is survived by: her daughter and son-in-law William Lee Puckett; Gail Ellis-Rimmer, daughter in-law; five grandchildren, Jim Darmiento, Ione Darmiento, Richard James Ellis, Shannon Colleen Ellis and Erin Margaret Ellis; eight great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren; her lifelong friend, Vicky Rasmusson and family ; Jeannie Rasmusson-Roberts and family.
Pat is well known for her energetic self with a hunger for reading, traveling, gardening (roses), animals (dogs), friendship and children. After working as a bookkeeper for 20+ years for Washington Truckerís Assoc. she retired in 1993. Soon after she volunteered and worked as the treasurer for the Burien Garden Club.
A service will be held for Patricia this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 740 S. 128th St., Seattle, WA 98168 (Burien) beginning at 2:00 pm.