Phyllis Lavonne Ellis, 78, of Minneapolis, died Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Phyllis Lavonne Ellis, 78, of Minneapolis, died Thursday, March 23, 2017. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, at First Lutheran Church, 719 sixth Ave S, St. James. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls, Wis. Arrangements are with Washburn-McReavy, Edina Chapel. www.washburn-mcreavy.com.

She is survived by her sons, Jeffrey (Lisa) and Randall (Val); granddaughters, Abigail and Kaelyn; siblings: Darlene Sutherland, Marlys (Elvin) Paulson, Marilyn (Richard) Lykken, Gloria (Nevin) Vrieze, Roger (Linda) Danielson, Linda (Tom) Jensen; and sister-in-law, Marge Danielson. She was preceded in death by her husband, David; and siblings: Vernon, Gerald and Robert Danielson.