Daniel Eber Ellis, 89, Martinsburg, died Monday morning at Altoona Regional after a brief illness.
He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Daniel and Mabel (Leydic) Ellis.
Surviving are four siblings: Luella Ellis of Martinsburg, Hattie Mobley of Roaring Spring, Dorothy Worthing of Martinsburg and Lawrence Ellis of Salemville; two nieces; and five nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: John and James.
Daniel was a 1941 graduate of Morrison Cove High School. He was a lifelong dairy farmer in the Morrisons Cove area and had worked at the Old Bedford Village. He was a member of Barley Lutheran Church and had also been a member of the Shady Trail Riding Club and the Holstein Association.
Daniel enjoyed farming, basket making and watching football.
Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Waterside Church of the Brethren by Pastor Michael Benner and Preacher Alvin Zimmerman. Interment will be made at Holsinger Cemetery, Bakers Summit.
Contributions in Daniel's memory may be given to the Clinic for Special Children, 535 Bunker Hill Road, Strasburg, PA 17579.